- The EFCC has received 375,000 US dollars intercepted by the Nigeria Customs service
- The Customs handed over the cash to the anti-graft agency in Kaduna
- The suspect, a business man from Kano was intercepted at the international wing of the Kaduna international airport
The Nigeria Customs service on Tuesday, March 6, handed over the sum of 375,000 USD (Three hundred and seventy five thousand United States dollar) and one Adamu Rabiu Muhammad with passport number A50280997 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kaduna zonal office.
Legit.ng gathered that the suspect, a business man from Kano was intercepted at the international wing of the Kaduna international airport, traveling on board ET941 Ethiopian Airline to Dubai on a business trip.
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A team of Custom officers on patrol, led by CSC Medugu Y.D. apprehended the suspect on Saturday, March 3, at about 12:22hrs.
While commending the Nigerian Customs service for its vigilance, EFCC Kaduna zonal head of operations, Ibrahim Bappa, enjoined other law enforcement agencies to work with the EFCC for a corrupt free Nigeria.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported the Nigeria Customs Service arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank.
The Comptroller for Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Command of NCS, Mr Nasir Ahmad, made the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Sokoto.
It was reported that Ahmad said the smuggled items, which were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela road, had N7.8 million duty paid value.
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