Lagos - The Nigeria Customs Service, Owerri says it has recorded a total of 467 seizures of illegally imported items with an overall Duty Paid Value of N2 709 807 358 in the year 2015, Punch reports.
The Customs Area Controller of the Unit, Victor Dimka, gave the detail of the seizure while briefing newsmen in Owerri.
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Dimka said 316 suspected smugglers of contraband goods were arrested; one was convicted while 23 cases were still in court.
Dimka added that the total sum of N130 144 103.00, being underpayment for goods, were recovered.
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