NSCDC destroys unlawful refinery, arrests three in Rivers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, says it has arrested three suspects at an unlawful oil refinery in Rivers.

This is contained in an announcement by the corps spokesperson, Babawale Afolabi, on Monday in Abuja.

Afolabi stated that the unlawful bunkering actions website was situated at Nembe/Odagwa Creek in Etche LGA of the state.

He defined that a big dug-out reservoir constructed and padded with tarpaulin which might comprise 100,000 litres of illegally refined crude oil was uncovered on the website.

He additionally stated that the alleged suspects have been at present helping with all vital info and can be charged in courtroom after an intensive investigation.

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”Upon sighting our operatives among the suspects deserted the unlawful bunkering website and took to their heels manoeuvring by means of the creek,” he stated.

He counseled some residents who had continually supplied info to the corps and inspired them to not relent in giving actionable Intelligence that may result in the arrest of the perpetrators.

”Our dedication to rid the nation of all acts of financial sabotage within the oil area stays agency and we is not going to be deterred.

”We advise these participating in such unscrupulous enterprise to repent or face the total wrath of the legislation,” he added.


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