Nigeria grants bail to Russian arms smuggling suspects

LAGOS (Reuters) - Fifteen Russian sailors charged with illegally bringing weapons into Nigeria last year were granted bail on Monday and released until a hearing in early April, a Lagos court ruled. Nigerian authorities intercepted a ship and arrested its Russian crew on October 23 after they found several guns and around 8,500 rounds of ammunition aboard. The Russian sailors have pleaded not ...
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Added February 25, 2013
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