Customs intercepts ambulance carrying cartons of Tramadol
The Nigeria Customs Command in Apapa, Lagos, has intercepted an ambulance carrying 10 cartons of 225 milligrammes of Tramadol.
The drugs, valued at almost N3 million, were allegedly pilfered from an undeclared 40-foot container domiciled in the Apapa port, the Customs said on Wednesday.
The ambulance with registration number, LND 605 XW, was intercepted inside the port as its contents were being taken to an undisclosed destination.
Upon arrest and investigation, the 40-foot container, imported from India, was found with 211 cartons of the drugs still missing.
Mohammed Abba-Kura, the Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command, said the ambulance was intercepted at 11 p.m. on Friday.
The duty paid value of these stolen drugs stands at N59,378,332.09.