The Customs Commission of Ethiopia has confiscated worth 1.6 billion-birr ($56.3 million) items from contraband traders during the fiscal year ended July 7, 2019.
The Federal Police of Ethiopia captures 9,711 Kalashnikov bullets from smugglers who were trying to bring into the capital, Addis Ababa.
The Ethiopian Customs Commission said it has seized over 35 pistols from smugglers who tried to bring the weapons illegally into the capital, Addis Ababa.
UPDATED _ The Ethiopian customs office at Togochale border to Somalia has captured $182,247 (United States dollar notes) from individuals who were trying to take the cash out of the country illegally.
As part of the ongoing reform, the Federal Police of Ethiopia has restructured itself having air wing / department for the first time.
To repatriate its stolen wealth and fight future illicit financial outflows, the Government of Ethiopia has applied to join the 199 member countries group.