Nigeria Customs Seize Truck Filled With Ammunitions in Niger (photos) – Late Last Night 9th July 2018 – Our Correspondent reported live about a truck full of ammunition seized by the Nigeria Custom Service and it’s culprit are under-investigation.
Some argued this might lead us to fish out their channels of distribution (either to Fulani Herdsmen or some Politician conceiving violence against upcoming election). Our Fingers are crossed.
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Nigeria Customs Seize Truck Filled With Ammunitions in Niger (photos) (5)
Log File: Command Controller Speaks on the Seized Truck
Plate No: Lagos registration number AKD 904 XE
He said his men intercepted the truck which entered the country through the Babana border at about 3 a.m on Monday morning carrying over 100 empty gericans,
He said: “The checking was not from tip off, it was just out of sheer curiosity that my men decided to do a thorough checking and discovered that unlike other bottoms of trucks, this one had nuts and on removing the nuts, they discovered it was a false bottom which revealed the cartridges.
“The cartridges are numbering thousands, it would take us hours to count it. We are now working to establish what the cartridges are really meant for and who sent them to bring it into the country. ”
The truck driver, Bukari Dauda said he is from Cotonu in Benin Republic and he was employed by the driver, Martin Anokwara to drive the truck for him to Onitsha.
Dauda said that he did not know the truck contained live cartridges and thought he was only carrying empty gericans.
The owner of the cartridges, Martin Anokwara confirmed that he is the owner of the cartridges just as he said that it is not meant for robbery.
He claimed he supplies hunters and licensed owners of double barrel guns adding that he only sells them in Anambra.
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