Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, uncover 1,100 loaded pump action rifles, arrests officer
Operatives of the Tin-Can Island Command of the NCS, have busted a syndicate that smuggled weapons into the country.
No fewer than 1,100 pump action rifles were loaded in a 20-foot container the gang shipped into the country.
The weapons, brought from Turkey, were concealed inside a container which Bill of Laden indicated was conveying wash hand basins.
Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Alli rtd., disclosed that the 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.
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