Allegation not true —Spokesman
THE whereabouts of a seized Toyota Salora car which a pistol and four rounds of ammunition where allegedly found inside at Five Start Logistics Terminal in Tin-can Island Port, Lagos, is currently unknown.
This is even as the image maker of the Tin-Can Island Customs Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Chris Osunkwo, denied such allegation.
According to findings, dockworkers at Five Star Logistics Terminal, Tin-can Island Port, discovered a pistol and four rounds of ammunition hidden in a Toyota Salora car being discharged from a ship, M. V. XEBRING Express, with voyage No. 16SE05.
The offensive items, which were concealed in the Toyota Salora that was falsely declared as a Toyota Camry, was allegedly handed over to officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, Tin-Can Command
The vehicle and the items had beaten the first check on board the vessel before it was discovered just before it was to be driven to the terminal.
A source at Five Star Logistic said that both the NCS and police unit at Tin-can Island Port are presently trading blames about the whereabouts of the seized items.
Responding, Tin-Can Island Customs Command image maker, Chris Osunkwo, stated via text that, “there is no iota of truth in the missing vehicle allegation. I hope to get back to you with the facts as soon as possible.”