The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has seized 550 cartons of poultry frozen products.
The impounded poultry product with a duty paid value (DPV) of N6, 048,680.00 was arrested through credible intelligence sharing, Public Relations Officer of the command, Taupyen Selchang has said.
He explained tha the Information patrol team led by CSC Ozah, Mathew disclosed that the arrest was effected within Mosafejo axis of Lagos when the said truck was coming out from the creeks at 0500hrs.
“The imported frozen poultry product was arrested in a blue Volvo truck with an orange head (Reg No. FKJ 359 XJ). “
It was gathered that the truck compartment used was well constructed for the purpose of concealment as it is physically seen empty on sighting the inside.
Two suspects arrested in connection with the seized truck containing the frozen poultry products are: Mr. Morufu Salau of Mowo Ekoga road (Driver) and Mr. Saliu Adaramaja of MowoEkoga site (Conductor).
He said, the suspects will be prosecuted in the court of law to serve as deterrent to those who have chosen smuggling as the only way for their livelihood.