Two of the five men being prosecuted by the Nigerian government for unlawful importation of 661 pump-action rifles have indicated their intention to enter into a plea bargain.
At the Federal High Court in Lagos, Oscar Okafor and Donatus Achinulo, indicated their intentions to change their plea from not guilty to guilty.
The judge directed the defendants to notify the Attorney General of the federation of their decision, before adjourning till tomorrow.
The men are accused of bringing weapons into the country from Turkey through the Apapa Port, using a 40-feet container, which they falsely claimed contained steel doors.
To facilitate the illegal importation, they allegedly forged a number of documents.