A 40 year old Nigerian man living in India known as Cyprian Ama Ogbonnaya was confirmed dead after he fell off from the fourth floor of a South Delhi building on Friday afternoon and died while trying to escape arrest following police raid on the house for drugs.
The incident which happened at Phase-1 of Chattarpur Enclave at about 12:15pm was captured by a CCTV camera.
Reports says the authorities have recovered not less than 25 kilos of Ketamine, a drug believed to induce a trance effect.
Reports from the Hindustan Times says the deputy commissioner of Delhi Police’s special cell, Pramod Kushwaha, said a team was sent to the neighbourhood following a tip-off that drugs were stored in the building.
‘’A head constable was sent as a decoy customer during the raid. The deceased who was with two women from Nigeria was reportedly talking to the staff of a local restaurant when he sensed that police were heading for his room.’’
A witness say he was taken by surprise. There was no escape route. So, he immediately jumped off a window without looking back.”
According to police the two Nigerian women who were also found in the deceased room was also arrested.
The Deputy commissioner, Kushwaha said the deceased was immediately rushed to the hospital after the incident but was confirmed dead by doctors in AIIMS Trauma Centre.