Customs Intercept 1,100 Pump-Action Rifles

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Updated September 11, 2017
This is the third time Customs will intercept arms at ports this year

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service have discovered 1,100 pump-action rifles in a container at the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos.

According to the Comptroller-General of Customs, Colonel Hameed Alli (rtd), the weapons were brought in from Turkey and concealed in a container purportedly conveying wash basins.

He said some of the weapons recovered included 600 pieces of Georgia Magnum Black Pump-Action rifles.

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