Saturday, December 7, 2019

More Arrests As BIRS Intensifies Clampdown On Illegal Tax Activity




MORE ARRESTS AS BIRS INTENSIFIES CLAMPDOWN ON ILLEGAL TAX ACTIVITY

More Arrests As BIRS Intensifies Clampdown On Illegal Tax Activity
Intensified combined efforts between the Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS)and the Benue State Police command have continued to yield positive results with further arrests and evacuation of illegal tax points and it’s operators.
In a sting operation led by the Executive Chairman himself, Mr. Andrew Ayabam the task force which began operations at about 10:00pm yesterday, arrested one Aondohemba Mayange at an illegal road block at Antyu village in Ushongo LGA.
The culprit who arrested a truck conveying agricultural produce for refusing to pay illegal taxes, was apprehended by the task force and has since beèn put under police custody.
The operation also saw the expulsion of several illegal check points including Agundu, Antyu, Amelangu all of Gboko/Ihugh road.
Operation commenced at about 10:00pm on Friday till 5:00pm of Saturday.
Also patrolled were Gboko / Aliade road. A total of eight illegal check points were dislodged.

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