CUSTOM RECORD ANOTHER 1,100 RIFLE SEIZURE AT THE LAGOS PORT.

The Nigeria Customs Service has again intercepted 1,100 rifles allegedly imported into the country from Turkey illegally. 
The guns were intercepted at the Tin-Can Island Command Lagos. They were said to be carefully concealed in a 1×20 ft container and falsely declared as wash hand basins and water closets. This seizure has brought the total interception of about 2,201 rifles in 9 months.
Speaking to journalist yesterday in Lagos, the Comptroller-General of NCS, retired Col. Hameed Ali, narrates that an officer and a terminal clerk have been arrested and are undergoing investigation, saying they had authorised the cutting of the seal and positioning the clearance of the said container.
He said: “On September 6, 2017, operatives of the Nigerian Customs service Intelligence Unit on routine monitoring activities at the terminal discovered a 1×20 ft container number GEAU255508 which was previously listed.

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