Customs Intercepts 73 Locally Made Guns, 891 Cartridges

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The Officers of  Nigeria Customs Service Federal operation unit zone B, on information patrol along Yauri, Zamare  water side in Kebbi State has intercepted a truck loaded with locally produced rice with some sacks concealed under the rice.

In a press statement sent to Platform Reporters and signed by the National Public Relations Officer of Customs, Deputy Controller Joseph Attah, he stated that upon careful examination, the bags were found to contain 73 locally manufactured guns and 891 cartridges.

Attah revealed that three (3) suspects were immediately arrested and have been detained while preliminary investigation has begun.

Photo of the 891 cartridges intercepted b customs

Controller of FOU, Zone B, Hamisu Albashir describes the feat as a signal to all those who may be planning to bring any harmful item (s) into the country through zone B. 

He calls on members of the public, especially, border community dwellers to provide credible information  for effective border security.

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