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120 Suspected Oil Thieves Arrested In Port Harcourt


About 120 suspects have been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged illegal oil bunkering in a joint operations with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt.

The suspects ran into trouble waters on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Ndoni, Rivers State where suspected illegally refined stolen petroleum products are off-loaded into vehicles at the waterfronts for distribution within and outside Rivers State.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity says operatives of the EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Command made the arrest of the suspects based on intelligence on the alleged illegal oil bunkering activities in the locality.

During the course of the arrest, eight vehicles and pumping machines were recovered. 

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded. 

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