The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘B’ of Nigeria Customs Service in Kaduna said it seized a bullet proof vehicle and other smuggled items with Duty Paid Value of about N183 million in the last one week.
The Comptroller of the command, Mustafa Sarkin-Kebbi, said while briefing journalists on the seizure, that other items seized included two additional vehicles, vegetable oil and 270 bags of foreign rice.
According to him, the Toyota land cruiser 2019 model bullet proof car was apprehended along Saminaka-Jos road and has a duty paid value of N108 million.
He said the other vehicles were a Toyota Hilux van and a Toyota corroller car as well as two containers coming from Katsina state conveying 298 bags of smuggled foreign rice and 37 Jericans of vegetable oil.
He said that the command also along Kaduna-Zaria road, 78 bags of smuggled rice concealed in maize bags.
Sarkin-Kebbi said the stride that led to the seizures was based on intelligence gathering with support from patriotic Nigerians and officers.