Police in India have arrested a 21-year-old Nigerian from Anambra State, for being in possession of 265gm of heroin.
The suspect, named as Nonso, who arrived in India on a business visa two months ago, was arrested near Ziri Market, Chandigarh, on Tuesday afternoon.
The police said 265gm heroin was a commercial quantity, and it was one of the rarest seizure in Chandigarh.
During investigation, Nonso disclosed to the police that he had come to Chandigarh in search of customers for Christmas and New Year season.
He also said an associate told him that Chandigarh had a good potential market for heroin.
Police said he failed to produce a passport, visa or any other document regarding his stay in India or Chandigarh.
Authorities said interrogation revealed that he had bought the narcotics from another Nigerian living at Uttam Nagar in Delhi.