Military Nabs Top Customs Officer Over B’Haram Arms Deal In Borno


A top official of the Nigeria Customs Service (names withheld) has been nabbed in Maiduguri by military forces over his alleged complicity in illegal clearance of arms and ammunitions for suspected members of the Jama’atu Ahlis Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, otherwise referred to as Boko Haram.Though there was no official confirmation of the arrest, some soldiers who spoke on the condition of anonymity since they are not permitted to speak on such matters, said the customs officer, who had long been suspected of being involved in the illegal clearance of the arms, was picked up by security forces after the arrest of some insurgents who during interrogation, fingered him as an accomplice.

Sources said various arms and military uniforms were also recovered in the officer’s private quarters in Maiduguri – the Borno State capital.

This development could not be confirmed from the Joint Task Force (JTF) spokesman, Lt Col Sagir Musa as at the time of filing this report.

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  1. when i said that i can’t believing that an icon in the country can connive with criminals to zink down the country i thought i was only making statement but i was factual about it. now look at this, custom officer working hand in hand with the so call boko haram to perpetuate evil in the country causing many futures to be diverted. well i know that we can’t substitute his life with the many that have died, we hand him over to God.

  2. their is no God here, that is the problems with nigerians, this rethorical trust is not the right solution. This is why cruelty prevails. Action must be taken!
    I believe in Allah (God)but not always that Allah will intervene. Their are laws that God abides by and leaving everything to Him to handle is the genesis of more problems and root to evil acts!

  3. It is not a surprise because we all know that those guns and weapons is not flying in to the country from the air. But arresting them is not the most important thing. Let the law take care of it and the names of the form president,ministers,senators and governors should also be mention.


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