Lagos Police Intercepts Six Vehicles Loaded with Contraband Worth N50m

LAGOS DECEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos Police command has announced the interception of six vehicles loaded with contraband worth N50m.
Lagos State Police Command, Public Relation Office (PPRO) SP Chike Oti said following Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr Imohimi Edgal directive to Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers to clamp down on all identified routes within their jurisdictions hitherto used by smugglers to bring in contraband commodities into the country, the command is happy to announce that the strategy emplaced for that purpose paid of successfully.
He said the police intercepted six van loads of assorted types of consumables including four van loads of bags of rice and two van loads of poultry products in the early hours of Monday at Mushin, Lagos.
“ The unscrupulous business men had driven against the traffic (one way) in order to evade arrest but the operatives of the command beat them to their game. Sequel to the above, the Area Commander in charge of Area ‘D’ Mushin, ACP Akinbayo Olasoji was directed by the Commissioner of Police to handover the seized items to the officials of the Department of Customs and Excise for further investigation and possible prosecution. The seized items are estimated to worth about fifty million Naira only,” he confirmed.

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