Illegal Oil Bunkering: Imo NSCDC intercepts truck loaded with adulterated oil product, arrests 3 suspects  

The Imo State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, says it has arrested three suspects conveying adulterated petroleum products in the area.

The security agency claimed that its operatives intercepted the truck loaded with about fifteen thousand liters of automotive gas oil also known as diesel on transit from Rivers State to Enugu State.

Imo State Commandant of the Corps, Mathew Ovye told Journalists in Owerri that the product was bagged in specialized polythene bags and concealed with sawdust.

According to Ovye, the impounded automotive gas oil consignment is believed to be product of an illegal refinery operated by militants in the creeks of the rich oil and gas Niger Delta regions of the country.

The latest arrest is coming barely a month after operatives of the Anti vandals unit of the Command nabbed fifteen suspects and seven trucks fully loaded with diesel.

The NSCDC Commandant attributes the success being recorded in recent…


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments