NSCDC Rivers Command Parades Eight Suspected Oil Thieves

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Rivers State Command says it has arrested eight suspects, five trucks and a car loaded with adulterated DPK .

The State Commandant of the corps, Muktar Lawal, in a press briefing last Monday at the headquarters of the Command explained that on 15th December, 2020 a mark container truck with registration number Lagos XM 918 BDC loaded with about 50 drums of AGO was arrested.

“On December 11,2020 at about 0240 hours two suspected oil thieves in possession of truck with registration number XB 840 SAP was arrested within Ahoada West LGA.

“On December 10,2020, at about 1230 hours, a short truck with registration number AJA 110 XR Lagos, loaded with about 10,000litres of what was suspected to be adulterated AGO was apprehended along Iwofe road in Obio/Akpor LGA.

“On 6th December 2020 at about 0245 hours, four suspects with two 40feet vandalized petroleum oil pipes loaded in an open bodied truck and a self loader truck with registration number ABC 767 XB Abuja and BGM 532 XA Rivers were arrested at Eteo community in Eleme LGA.

“On December 4,2020, at about 10:00hours a green Camry car with registration number NKE 609 EV Eboyin loaded with adulterated DPK(kerosene) was arrested along Iwofe waterfront in Obio/Akpor LGA”.

Mr Lawal reiterated the resolve of the Corps to protect critical government facilities in the state.

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