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EFCC, Nigerian Army in a Joint Operation, Arrest 120 Suspected Oil Thieves in Port Harcourt

The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Command, have arrested one hundred and twenty suspects for alleged illegal oil bunkering in a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army Port Harcourt.

The Suspects were arrested 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.

According to the EFCC, the arrest of the suspects was made possible by intelligence on the alleged illegal oil bunkering activities in the locality.

Also, 8 vehicles and pumping machines were recovered. The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded, EFCC Stated.

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