Monday, 11 September 2017

Breaking: Nigeria Customs Uncovers 1,100 Illegal Firearms Imported Into Nigeria

Nigerian Customs Operatives attached to the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NIS  have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country,  discovering 1,100  pump action riffles loaded  in a 20 foot container.


The weapons discovered  to have bring brought from Turkey, were concealed inside a container which Bill of Laden indicated it was conveying wash hand basins.

Briefing newsmen Monday, Controller General of Customs, Col. Ahmeed Alli , disclosed that already a Customs officer suspected to have cut the seal of the container without following due process, as well as a clerk  at the command had been arrested in connection with the discovery.

Details later …

Culled from: Vanguard Newspaper