Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Two Lebanese arrested attempting to smuggle $890,000 out of Nigeria

Two Lebanese, Dina Jihad Khali and Chamseddine Waell Mohmmed, have been arrested for attempting to smuggle $890,000 out of Nigeria, through the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa.

They were arrested by officers of the Customs Area Command, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday and handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The suspects were arrested on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 and handed over to the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the EFCC for further investigation.
Speaking while handing over the two suspects, A.B Mohammed Olayinka, Customs Area Controller, disclosed that Khali with Passport Number LR152975 (Republic of Lebanon) was arrested with $670,000USD, while Mohammed with Passport Number LR0356598 (Republic of Lebanon) had $220,000USD.
They were both arrested while trying to board a flight to Lebanon.

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