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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Breaking……..Economic sabotage:120 oil thieves arrested in rivers state.




Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Command, have arrested 120 suspects for alleged illegal oil bunkering in a joint operation with with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt.A EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement said the suspects were arrested on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Ndoni, Rivers State.Ndoni is a notorious point where suspected illegally refined stolen petroleum products are usually off-loaded into vehicles at the waterfronts for distribution within and outside Rivers State.He said the arrest of the suspects was made possible by intelligence on the alleged illegal oil bunkering activities in the locality.“In the course of the arrest, 8 vehicles and pumping machines were recovered. The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” he said.