The Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted N12 million worth of cannabis sativa weighing 140 kilogram from a luxurious bus conveying while conveying the substance through Jos-Abuja road.
As gathered, both the vehicle’s driver and his assistant were also arrested and taken to into custody agaisnt their claims that they were not aware of content of consignment been assigned to their truck.
The Controller, Unit Zone D., Peters Olugboyega, said that the drugs were concealed in two bales of second hand clothing to prevent law enforcement officers from identifying it.
Speaking to journalists on the interception on Friday, Olugoyega disclosed that the consignment had been handed over National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA ) and that the suspected would be prosecuted.
The controller warned smugglers to desist from drug peddling and that the office would continue to go after people who are criminal minded.