Navy hand over illegal Russian immigrants to police
Parading the illegal immigrants at the Naval Base in Apapa, the Commander of the Naval Fleet NNS Beecroft, Commodore Martins Njokwu, said various assault weapons were discovered on board in their vessel.
The Russian crew claim they were heading to Senegal en route Nigeria, albeit without requisite permission.
On board the MIRE Sea diver vessel were series of AK 47 rifles and bullets stored in cookie jars.
The arms were discovered after preliminary investigations by the Navy and are now being handed over to the Nigerian Police Force for prosecution