Six oil thieves have been arrested by Nigerian Navy (NN) in the Niger Delta region, according to the Information Officer of NNS Pathfinder in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State,Lieutenant Commander Abdulsalam San.
Sani said in Port-Harcourt, yesterday that the suspected oil thieves were arrested around Mgbuoshimini area of Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
He said: “NNS Pathfinder smashed a syndicate of suspected oil thieves, who were trailed to Mgbuoshimini Village, opposite the Liquid Bulk Company at Aker Base Rumuolumeni.
“Items recovered from the crime scene include a 33,000 litres capacity tanker, with number plate GGE 934 XS, two pumping machines, a hose and two large wooden boats carrying kerosene,” Sani said.
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