- The police in India has arrested six Nigerians. The six Nigerians were travelling by night bus into India but were detected and detained for interrogation. They were said to have been assisted by residents of both Bangladesh as well as India Police authorities in India arrested six Nigerian nationals on Saturday, September 14, the Telegrap7h India reports. A police official, Vivekanand Singh, quoted in the report, said the six Nigerians, travelling by night bus from Silchar to Guwahati, were detected and detained for interrogation.
They admitted that they had travelled from Africa to Bangladesh on visas issued by competent authorities, but had illegally entered India near Agartala on Friday,” Singh said.
“From Agartala, they travelled by car to Silchar, and were assisted by residents of both Bangladesh as well as India,” he added.
The Nigerian nationals have been identified as Thomson Chizoram Nwafama, 29, Chijioke Agustus Obiacha 28, Desmond Chiemela Uzochkwu 25, Okoliegbe Henry Onyedika, 33, Okeke Ugochukwu Justin, 32, and Chukwunyere Chinaza Christian, 30.