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Smuggled rice worth N3.5m seized in Kaduna

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The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that it seized 149 bags of smuggled rice valued at over N3.5 million in Kaduna State.

Public Relations Officer of the Zone B command, Abubakar Usman, said this in a statement in Kaduna.

Usman stated that the rice was seized at Mando motor park in Kaduna while being re-bagged in local sacks to be transported to Lagos.

He said that the operatives of the command had raided the site after receiving intelligence on their activities. No arrest was made by the operatives.

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He said: “The command will continue to do its best in the discharge of it responsibility.

“The Customs Service is equal to the task and will not be cowed by smugglers and their collaborators.

“We will continue to make seizures and also ensure that smugglers keep recording loses until they abandon the illegal business.”

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