Navy arrests three oil thieves in Bayelsa


Operatives of the Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, have arrested three suspected oil thieves in Ekeremor Local Government of Bayelsa State.

According to reports, the suspects said to be operators of illegal refineries and had two of their boats christened, “Emmanuel”, were rounded up on June 4.

Disclosing this at the weekend, the Flag Officer Commanding, CNC, Rear Admiral Stanley Ogoigbe, said that eight pumping machines allegedly used by the suspects to steal the product were seized by the naval operatives.


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