NCS Marine Command Intercepts Contraband

NCS Marine Command Intercepts Contraband
  • PublishedJuly 12, 2017

Contraband valued for N15.37million was intercepted by the Western Marine Command (WMC) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Lagos., has intercepted contraband consisting of rice, clothes and frozen chicken valued N15.37 million.

The contraband consisted of rice, clothes and frozen chicken

The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Sarkin Kebbi, made this disclosure to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the contraband are: 400 bags of rice, 138 bales of clothes and 474 cartons of frozen chicken, recovered from smugglers.

NAN also reports that the seized poultry products were burnt and buried while the remaining contraband were taken to the command’s warehouse.

Kebbi said that officers of the command would continue to make life unbearable for the smugglers.

The controller, who expressed regret that no arrest was made, pointed out that the smugglers disappeared into the waters on sighting the officers.


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