By Innocent Orok
Officers of Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operation Unit Zone “B,” on information patrol along Yauri, Zamare water side in Kebbi State has intercepted a truck loaded with locally produced rice with some sacks concealed under the rice.
Upon careful examination, the bags were found to contain 73 locally manufactured guns and 891 cartridges.
The three suspects caught with the dangerous items were immediately arrested by the Customs and are being detained while preliminary investigation is ongoing.
Controller of Federal Operations Unit FOU, Zone B, Comptroller Hamisu Albashir describes the feat as a signal to all those who may be planning to bring in any harmful items into the country through he Zone B axis.
He calls on members of the public, especially, border community dwellers to provide credible information for effective border security and protection of life and property.