One feared dead, three injured as smugglers clashes with Customs in Ogun - NATIONAL TRUMPET

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

One feared dead, three injured as smugglers clashes with Customs in Ogun


No fewer than three smugglers has been reportedly sustained high degrees of injury while one feared killed during a clash between the men of Nigeria Customs Service NCS and smugglers in Orile-Imo, Sagamu-Abeokuta expressway in the early hour of Tuesday in Ogun.

According to eye witness account, the special task force of Nigeria Customs Service was said to have visited the Orile-Imo check point without notification whereby arresting over six vehicles loaded with rice by suspected smugglers.


The smugglers approached the Customs for settlement which later turned violence due to refusal of the men of Nigeria Customs to compromise, which resulted to fight between them and the customs shot one of them dead on the spot while other three sustained gunshot injuries.

The three victims was said to have been rescued to Federal Medical Center, Idi-Aba for treatments, When our correspondent contacted Mr Segun Orisajo Head, Public Relations & Information to Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta, he said no records of the smugglers was received by the center today.

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