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Thursday, 23 February 2017

EFCC recovers 17 exotic vehicles from Customs' ex-CG




The Economic and Fi­nancial Crimes Com­mission (EFCC) has recovered 17 exotic vehicles from a warehouse suspected to be owned by the former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (name withheld).
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The EFCC allegedly acted on an intelligence it received that stolen money and prop­erty worth millions of naira were stored in the warehouse on Nnamdi Azikiwe Street, Kaduna.
According to agency re­port, a team of EFCC op­eratives from the Kano were deployed in the area to inves­tigate the allegations.
The operatives allegedly met two persons who were described as custodians of
the property.
Sources said that they were presented with a search warrant and when the operatives entered the warehouse they found 17 brand new cars, shuttle buses and Sport Utility Ve­hicles (SUVs).
It was learnt that the vehi­cles and suspects were taken to the EFCC’s zonal offices in Kaduna and Kano for fur­ther investigation.
The suspects disclosed to the EFCC that the ware­house actually belongs to the former customs boss. The two suspects were re­manded in the EFCC cus­tody while investigation continues.
The 17 vehicles include: Black BMW 525i series, 2010 model with chassis number WBAFR7108BC262936; Ash Hyundai Velester, 2012 model with chassis number KMHTC6AD4CU056038; Dark Blue BMW 325i, 2003 model with chassis number WBAEV31090KL48386; Black colour Land Cruiser Prado Jeep, 2014 mod­el with chassis number JTEBU3FJ50K082080 and Black Mercedes G wagon, 2013 model with chassis number WD­B4632361X207661.



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