The Seme Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service has once again demonstrated the synergy that exists between the Service and other relevant Sister Security Agencies at the border.
Comptroller Dimka, V.D handed over the two suspects (Mr. Abdullahi Ismail and Mr. Valentine Malizu) who were arrested for being in possession of forty (40) wraps of substances suspected to be illicit hard drugs concealed inside cartons of crayfish. The seized drugs weight about 43.4kg with a value of N412,300.00.
The seizure was made possible by the Border Patrol Crack Team ‘A’ led by CSC Ozah, M.O. Acting on intelligence report, the information received was properly and timely handled, the careful usage of the information paid off when the two (2) suspects were arrested.
As a Crack Team that act swiftly on information gathered, the forty (40) parcel of the substance suspected to be Indian hemp was arrested by the Team on the 17th April, 2016 by 1700hrs at Elijah. An attempt by the suspects to bribe the Border Patrol Officers was resisted.
The suspects were also found to be in possession of over nine (9) different SIM cards and assorted charms.