- Officers of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) subjected two men to corporal punishment
- The men were allegedly caught while impersonating officers of the NSC
Some officers of the Nigerian Customs Service were spotted in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, subjecting some men to corporal punishment at their headquarters.
The men were caught while they were allegedly pretending to be officers of the NCS and selling fake forms for recruitment to unsuspecting Nigerians.
They were ordered to stripped and then subjected to some punishment by the Customs officers who caught them.
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Meanwhile, the Nigeria Customs has impounded 37 brand new vehicles reportedly worth N1.3billion and 12,081 bags of smuggled parboiled rice with a Duty Paid Value ( DPV) worth N149million.
NAIJ.com gathered that the seizure was made by officers and men of the Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ Ikeja and the CGC Compliance Team in Lagos.
The impounded vehicles according to Customs boss, Hameed Ali, include eight Lexus Jeep -LX570, 2017 model; 12 Land Cruiser Jeep-GXR, 2017 model and 17 Toyota Hilux of 2016, 2013, 2012, 2012, 2011 and 209 models respectively.
Watch this NAIJ.com video to see the effect of Customs on the state of Nigerian markets and importation: