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Customs Intercepts Vehicle With N71m Cash in Katsina

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)  has intercepted a vehicle with N71 million cash at a border in Jibia LGA area of Katsina.

Dalhat Wada-Chedi, acting comptroller of the NCS, Katsina command made this known while speaking with journalists on Monday.

He said: “We intercepted the money with the vehicle and also arrested the driver of the vehicle along Katsina-Jibia axis which is among the frontline areas affected by insecurity,

“This money was intercepted along the border area inside the boot of a Toyota Corolla vehicle following intensified effort of our operatives along that axis.

“As you know, the borders are still closed, and any person passing through the border must declare money above $10,000.

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“We brought the money, the suspect and the vehicle, and we deposited the money at the CBN after we reported to our headquarters

“We have offered an administrative bail to the suspect because the investigation is still ongoing. In fact, we have transferred the case to the headquarters.”

Also Read: Custom Targets N2trn Annual Revenue

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