Custom officers at the Aflao Sector command have impounded a Nigerian registered truck transporting smuggled goods towards Accra.
The officers who were on their routine patrol Tuesday evening, intercepted the articulated truck with Lagos registration number MUS-139-XQ between Akatsi and Dabala junction on the Aflao-Accra highway.
Mr. Confidence Nyadzi, Aflao sector commander of Customs revealed that, though the bucket of the truck was empty, a critical examination revealed that, metallic compartments were created beneath the vehicle in which the smuggled goods were hidden.
The impounded truck
Items found on the vehicle, according to him are mostly bales fabrics and assorted drinks. These include 320yards of poly cotton materials, 335 pieces wax prints, 78 cartons of Hollandia yogurt, 100 crates of Maltina drink and five crates of assorted soft drinks. Seven cartons of cooking oil and 15 pieces of mosquito net were also part of the consignment.
Mr. Nyadzi also noted that, the driver, Razak Osman and his conductor, Salam Nuhu have been detained with truck and are assisting with investigations.