Police Seize Close to 60 Million Birr, Foreign Currencies, Gold
Foreign currencies and 7 kilograms of gold estimated about 60 million birr have been seized at Togo Chale, Somali Regional State, check point.
Customs Commissioner Debele Kabeta told journalists that the contraband was intercepted yesterday at around 5 a.m.
The foreign currencies in USD, Euro, Pound, and other Middle Eastern countries were seized in the anti-contraband campaign launched by the Customs Commission.
Four have been apprehended for allegedly smuggling the currencies and gold. For now they are not being identified and four of them are under arrest and sent in an unknown place.