A Nigerian national who was arrested over a dr#g case and lodged in Kullu sub-jail, a town in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, has died after suffering acute stroke. 
The 38-year-old Nigerian man identified as Izuchukwu David, who was undergoing trial, died in Mandi district on Monday, July 18, 2022, while he was being taken to a hospital in Shimla for treatment, police said on Tuesday. 
Izuchukwu who was living in Dwarka, New Delhi, and was arrested at Bajaura check post on the Chandigarh-Manali national highway on July 14, 2022, for possession of 1.88g of drugs. He was produced before the court and ordered police custody till July 29.
Police officials said he fell unconscious on Monday morning and was rushed to Kullu regional hospital for treatment. A CT scan of his brain showed an acute infarct involving the left middle cerebral artery (MCA) and anterior cerebral artery (ACA).

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