Nigeria Customs Service impounds 24,273 cartons of smuggled poultry products worth over N256m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’, Owerri recently seized a total of 24,273 cartons of imported frozen poultry products, valued at N256,264,200. In a press statement released by the Public Relations Officer of the Unit, Onuigbo Ifeoma, the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Haruna Mamudu said that the items which were cleverly and deceitfully concealed in a Scania truck with an inscription ‘DHL’ were seized on the Benin axis in Edo State. Three suspects were also arrested in connection with the illegal business. More photos after the cut.

 

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