The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ Owerri, has intercepted a truck carrying bales of military wears illegally imported into the nation by but to be recognized individuals.
A cellular patrol staff on the Onitsha, Anambra State, Head Bridge axis of the Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ Owerri, on Friday, intercepted the truck with military hardware and medicament hid inside.
Comptroller Olusemire Kayode gave a breakdown of the intercepted consignments as together with: • 90 pairs of military camouflage uniform, 97 items of military camouflage jungle hats, 202 items of military camouflage spherical neck vest.
20 items of military camouflage singlet, 40 items of military camouflage jungle boots, 10 items of military camouflage water luggage, 2 rolls of plain military khaki materials, 7 cartons of 402 packs of hydrochloride Royal tramadol containing 10x10x10 tablets made in India.
4 cartons of 60 packs Tramadol injection, made in India, three cartons of 140 packs of CSP with codeine cough syrup made in UK, 100 packs of Diazepam made in India, 2 cartons of 231 packs of Juhel D5 tablets, 1 carton of 100 packs of Pankizol.
Others are 10 cartons of new flip chart board, 51 cartons of lion college chalk, one carton of file. Kayode acknowledged that the seizure was made following a tip off from informants.
He urged the general public to emulate such patriotism and ahead invaluable info to the Service, including that two suspects are in custody and thorough investigation is ongoing.