Shillong: Meghalaya police apprehended six Nigerian nationals on Friday who fled from Mumbai and were entering Meghalaya to flee to Bangladesh.

The state police were able to apprehend the six after a request was received from Mumbai Police. Meghalaya police said the six Nigerians were wanted in a murder case in Mumbai.

“On receiving information, an operation to apprehend the wanted Nigerian nationals was launched by Meghalaya Police, which managed to apprehend the accused at Lad Umsaw in Ri-Bhoi while they were travelling on tourist sumo ML 10 B 9779,” the police statement said.

The Nigerian nationals are wanted in connection with a murder case at the Waliv Police Station and intended to flee India to Bangladesh through Dawki in Meghalaya.

The arrested persons have been identified as Eze Christopher Obasi (43), Ahukanna Chinonso (46), Obi Francis Osita (36), Okoro Kelvin Chidozie (29), Emmanuel Agbeyi (37) and Osagiede Godstime (38).

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