The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’, Owerri in its continued fight to checkmate the influx of substandard and smuggled contraband into the country has seized a total of 24,273 cartons of imported frozen poultry products.
The seizure of the poultry products with a Duty Paid Value, DPV of N 256,264,200 was made known in a statement released by the Public Relations Officer of the Unit, Onuigbo Ifeoma.
The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Haruna Mamudu revealed that the products which was seized on the Benin axis in Edo State were deceitfully concealed in a Scania truck with ‘DHL’ lettering inscribed on it.
The Customs Controller further revealed that three suspects were arrested by the men of the Nigerian Customs Service in connection with the illegal business.
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