Drug Scandal: Kingpin Gabriel In Police Dragnet

Police conducting raids in Koukoor area of Hyderabad - Sakshi Post

The police on Wednesday night arrested Gabriel, believed to be the mastermind in the drug scandal that is causing tremors in Tollywood. Gabriel, a key hand in the Nigerian drug racket that operates from its Goa base, was picked up from Koukoor near Yapral. An unspecified amount of cocaine, heroine and a lap top was also recovered from him. According to the police, his girlfriend swas also taken into custody.

Gabriel, a Nigerian, has come to Hyderabad on a business visa and has overstayed for the past two years. He has been operating from Goa and has a rented premise in Koukoor. He was arrested in the past in connection with drug-peddling and came out on bail.

Gabriel, a Nigerian, has come to Hyderabad on a business visa and has overstayed for the past two years. He has been operating from Goa and has a rented premise in Koukoor.

On Thursday, the police have conducted simultaneous raids on several places where Nigerian nationals are living. According to estimates, there were over 6000 Nigerians under the Hyderabad police commissionerage jurisdiction and another four thousand in Cyberabad and Rachakonda commissionerate area. The police are also identifying those who are overstaying even after the expiry of their visa.


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