Customs impounds imported vehicles, rice in Katsina

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it impounded 13 vehicles, 314 bags of imported rice and some other goods, valued at more than N60 million, in Katsina State between July 8 and Aug. 3.

The Acting Controller of Customs, Katsina State Area Command, Malam Dalha Wada, made this disclosure on Tuesday in Kaduna while briefing newsmen on the achievements of the command.

According to Wada, the command in the period under review intercepted a Lexus Saloon 2011 model with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N3.6 million, Toyota Corolla 2015 with DPV of more than N7 million.

“Other vehicles we impounded include Mercedes 180 1998 model worth N1.8 million, Mercedes C230, 2006 model with DPV of more thanN2.3 million and two Peugeot 504 worth N135,000 each.

“We also seized a Peugeot J5 bus valued at more than N1.4 million, another same J5 bus of over N1.6 million, Ford van F150 1996 model worth over N2 million and Peugeot J5 Iveco with DPV of N2.1 million.

“The command also seized a Dab truck tipper worth N8.1 million, Toyota Rav 4 of over N4.3, and Toyota Highlander valued at over N7.1 million,” Wada said.

Wada put the total value of the 13 vehicles intercepted at more than N42.1 million.



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