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NSCDC parades 4 suspected oil thieves in Bayelsa

NSCDC parades 4 suspected oil thieves in Bayelsa

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps Bayelsa state command in conjunction with soldiers of the JTF have arrested four suspected oil thieves with over fifteen thousand litres of substance suspected to be illegally refined diesel at Mbiama waterways.

The arrest which includes a tanker used for illegal activities and cars arrested with exhibits were paraded at the headquarters of the command in Yenagoa.

Briefing newsmen, the NSCDC commandant Philip Ayuba said the efforts of his men and the military-led to the arrests.

He advised those involved in crude oil theft to desist as the suspects spoke on their involvement in the illicit trade.

The commandant also promised to arrest and prosecutes the fleeing truck driver who abandoned the truck as he sighted men of the command.

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