Monday, 11 September 2017

Nigerian Custom Men Intercept Over 1,000 Rifles From Turkey At TinCan Port (See Photos)

The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Command, has intercepted 1,100   pump action riffles loaded in a 20 foot container.

The syndicate that specialises in smuggling weapons into the country was also arrested.

The weapons were brought from Turkey and concealed inside a container which Bill of Laden indicated it was conveying wash hand basins.

Briefing newsmen Monday on the seizure, 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.