PHOTOS: EFCC intercepts N49m at Kaduna Airport

Mar 14 2017 - 5:38pm

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, intercepted a sum of N49million in five large black 150kg colored BUHU sacks following a tip off.

During a routine baggage screening, five sacks were sighted unattended and without tags containing fresh bulk items suspected to be money.

According to EFCC, upon examination, the bags were found to contain fresh crispy naira notes of N200 denomination in 20 bundles totaling N40million and N50 denomination in 180 bundles totaling N9million with seal purportedly emanating from the Nigeria Security and Minting Plc (NSPM) as seen in the labeled sealed packs.

EFCC says investigation into the case is in top gear to unravel the culprits behind the attempted illegal movement of the cash.

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