Rivers: I20 Suspected Oil Thieves Arrested By The EFCC

Rivers State

The Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 120 suspects over alleged illegal oil bunkering.

The suspects, were arrested in a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt

The commission, in a statement said the suspects were arrested on Saturday at Ndoni, in Rivers State where suspected illegally refined petroleum products are off-loaded into vehicles for distribution.

It said they received intelligence reports on the activities of the alleged oil thieves, and reacted immediately.

The EFCC, disclosed that items such as pumping machines, eight vehicles amongst other things were recovered from the suspects.

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

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