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Kenyan nabbed, cocaine worth 13 lakh seized

A Kenyan national was arrested in Bangalore and cocaine worth Rs 13 lakh seized from him, police said.

india Updated: Dec 07, 2010 11:52 IST

A Kenyan national was arrested in Bangalore and cocaine worth Rs 13 lakh seized from him, police said.

"The accused, Fredrick Otieno Arum was arrested near Banaswadi yesterday and 107 grams of cocaine and Rs 300 seized from him," they said.

Arum came to India under students visa and after completing his graduation at Aurangabad, moved to Bangalore.

Police said that in 2005, he came in contact with some Palestinians and Nigerian nationals and got hooked to drugs.

He then started smuggling cocaine with the help of three Nigerian nationals, they added.