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ONE NIGERIAN LADY ARRESTED WITH 840 CANS OF SMUGGLED BEER

November 22, 2020 05:43 PM

  New Delhi (Face2News)

Railway Station under Delhi Police (Railways Unit) reported to have arrested a Nigerian Lady in possessionof 840 Beer Cans of Nigerian origin illegally brought in the country and then from Mumbai to Delhi, to be sold here.  

In this regard a case FIR No. 36/20,dated 21.11.20, u/s 33/38 Delhi Excise Act has been registered at PS NDRS and accused lady has been arrested.

Mr. Harendra K. Singh, IPS, DCP, Railways,Delhi, said, on Nov. 21, while keeping surveillance over the passengers de-boarding Mumbai Rajdhani Express, due tothe suspicious movement,a lady later found to be from Nigeria namely Mariam EniEdakwo (49) was stopped and her luggage having 12 jute bags were checked.  On checking 840 cans of Beer packagedin Lagos, Nigeria and with brand name Guinness Foreign Extra Stout . The lady was traveling in A-2 Coach of Mumbai Rajdhani Train from Mumbai to Delhi.  

Mr. Harendra K. Singh, IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Railways, Delhi, said, on November 21, while keeping surveillance over the passengers de-boarding Mumbai Rajdhani Express, due tothe suspicious movement, a lady later found to be from Nigeria namely Mariam EniEdakwo , age 49 years was stopped and her luggage having 12 jute bags werechecked.  On checking , the jute bags contained 840 cans of Beer packagedin Lagos, Nigeria and with brand name Guinness Foreign Extra Stout . The lady was traveling in A-2 Coach of Mumbai Rajdhani Train from Mumbai to Delhi.  

Ms Mariam Eni Edakwo is a married lady having three children and her husband is in police force in Nigeria. She has been visiting India since 2011. Recently she had come to India in Feb. 2020, under the guise of doing garment business. She has been living in Mumbai.The Beer seized has been very popular among the people of African Origin.

Further investigation is underwayto trace forward and backward linkages, trace her accomplices and also to establish Narco link of the accused lady , if any. 

 
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