Two foreigners held in drugs case

Two foreign nationals have been arrested on charges of possessing 1.7 kg of cocaine worth Rs.2 crore in international maket, an official said Sunday.

Last Updated: May 16, 2010, 16:29 PM IST

New Delhi: Two foreign nationals have been arrested on charges of possessing 1.7 kg of cocaine worth Rs.2 crore in international maket, an official said Sunday.

A Filipino woman, Laya Emilyn Mananquil, was held when she arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here Saturday.

According to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official, Mananquil concealed the contraband worth Rs.2 crore in her baggage.

She revealed about her associate, Nigerian national Choka, who was later arrested from Nawada area of west Delhi, the official added.

IANS