Illegal firearms importation: Court dismisses alleged smugglers’ no case submissions, frees one

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos, Friday, dismissed no case submission, filed by a retired Customs Officer, Hassan Mahmud and two others, who are standing trial before the Court on illegal firearms smuggling 661 Pump Action Riffles into the country. Other defendants whose No-case-Submissions were also dismissed are: the retired Customs Officer’s company, Hassan Mahmud Trading Company Limited and Donatus Ezebunwa. The third defendant in the charge, Oscar Okafor, did not file no-case-submission. Justice Faji however acquitted and discharged the fourth defendant in the charge, Donatus Ezebunwa who…

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