EFCC grills 2 over seizure of over 3million Saudi Riyal in Abuja

Two persons were grilled by operatives of the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following their arrest over the seizure of 3,013,500 Saudi Riyal on Monday, February 1 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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The money, sealed in brown envelopes and transported in popular ‘Ghana must go’ bags, was intercepted at the baggage hall of the airport by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) after being freighted to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia aboard Ethiopian Airline.

The money and the suspects were subsequently handed over to the EFCC on February 4 for further investigation.

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The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspect have made useful statements.

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