PTML Customs uncover 70 rounds of ammunition in container

Operatives of the Customs Intelligence Unit (CIU) , at the PTML Command of Nigeria Cistoms service, and resident Officers has uncovered a concealed box containing 70 rounds of live ammunition inside a twenty foot container.

Sources at the command disclosed that the container was detained late last year before the new year holiday on December 28, 2017 after it was suspected to be carrying unlawful imports.

According to the source, the container numbered GCNU4720300/1 was prevented from being cleared out of the port to give room for due diligence of hundred percent physical examination and to ascertain the number of live cartridges it contained.

According to the source, no arrest has been made as the agent processing the import was said to be cooperating with customs investigations

Efforts to contact the Command Public Relations Officer were unsuccessful as calls made to his mobile phone did not connect.

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