Customs Uncovers 1,100 Weapons Sent In From Turkey | Photos

Operatives of the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service,NIS  have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country,  discovering 1,100  pump action riffles loaded  in a 20 foot container.

 The weapons discovered  to have bring brought from Turkey, were concealed inside a container which Bill of Laden indicated it was conveying wash hand basins. 

Briefing newsmen Monday on the seizure,  Controller General of Customs, Col. Ahmeed Alli , disclosed that already a Customs 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 in connection with the discovery.