Nigeria Customs Intercept Ammunition and Contraband

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The Nigeria Customs Service has arrested five suspects, intercepted ammunitions and other contrabands worth Duty Paid Value of N622m in September.

Acting Customs Area Controller in charge of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Hussein Ejibunnu, revealed that the unit also recovered N107m within the period under review.

Ejibunnu added that the unit intercepted a large supply of Premium Motor Spirit, concealed in sacks along the Badagry axis of Lagos State.

He, however, noted that the Federal High Court passed three judgments in favor of the units securing six convictions for illegal possession of smuggled goods.

Written by: Helen Obih

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