Customs intercepts Arms, Ammunition at Tin-Can Island Port


A 40-foot container with 980 rounds of 9mm live ammunition and a pistol has been impounded by the Tin Can Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

The consignment came from the United States of America (USA).
The Controller of the Command, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf told newsmen that the consignment included camouflage military face cap camouflage belt, a pair of hand gloves, a pair of shoes among other items concealed in two vehicles.
Yusuf said that the consignment and a suspect have been handed over to the Department of State Security Service (DSS).