Nigerian Navy Arrest Six Rice Smugglers Seized 1,439 Bags Of Rice

Six suspected rice smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy have intercepted 1,439 bags of rice in Unyenge, Effiat and Mendoro creeks in Akwa Ibom State.

Five patrol operations carried by the Nigerian Navy personnel, led to the arrest of the six rice smugglers.

Captain Peter Yilme who is the Commanding Officer of Nigerian Navy’s Forward Operating Base, Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State .

Two suspects were arrested on January 13 with 803 bags of 50kg rice, while 185 bags of rice was seized on Janaury 2 from suspects who escaped upon seeing the naval at the creek


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