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Katsina: Customs arrest 7 suspected smugglers in with 1,892 bags of foreign rice

Katsina: Customs arrest 7 suspected smugglers in with 1,892 bags of foreign rice

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Katsina: Customs arrest 7 suspected smugglers in with 1,892 bags of foreign rice

The Kaduna/Katsina Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested seven persons suspected to be smugglers of contraband foreign rice into the country.

The Controller of the command, Mr Olusemire Kayode, disclosed this to newsmen during a press briefing on Tuesday in Katsina.

According to him, the contraband items seized included 1,892 bags of foreign rice, 162 bags of foreign sugar and hundreds of cartons of spaghetti among others items which were intercepted between January and June 2018.

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The controller assured that the suspects would be charged to court after investigation.

The controller also said that the command had recovered 32 vehicles abandoned by suspected smugglers who fled to escape arrest when the customs personnel approached them.

Kayode said that the NCS is determined to prevent smuggling and urged the public particularly border communities to assist with useful information to track and apprehend smugglers.

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