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Customs seize fake drugs, furniture worth N226m

07 October 2015, 12:14

Imo - Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone “C”, Owerri, Imo State says it has seized two trucks carrying 843 cartons of fake drugs and another containing furniture and furniture components with a Duty Paid Value of N226 830 000, Punch reports.

It was also said that the cartons of imported fake drugs comprised 696 packs of fake Lubumol and 153 packs of Tramodol analgesics, amounting to a DPV of N163 260 000.

Also read: Customs wages war on illegal poultry importers

The NCS Imo-Abia Command, Owerri, where the exhibits were displayed, the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller David Dimka, said the consignments were confiscated on Eleme-Aba road on September 22, 2015.

He further said officers and men of the unit, who monitored the nefarious activities of the die-hard smugglers, equally seized 303 cartons of glass dining table, 1 936 pieces of side stool with a DPV of N63 120 000 .

Dimka warned that the NCS would ensure smugglers and their collaborators were flushed out from their hideouts in the country.

Read more at Punch

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