NSCDC discovers illegal petroleum products loading point, seizes 6 tankers and arrests 4 suspects – The Sun Nigeria

By Joseph Obukata, Warri

The Commander General Special Intelligence Squad (CGSIS) of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC) has discovered a location where tankers are secretly loading petroleum products for supply to end users.

The place was discovered following credible intelligence at Odorubu waterfront in Patani Local Government Area in Delta State.

Approximately six tank trucks and articulated trucks loaded with stolen and illegally refined petroleum products suspected to be Automated Gasoline Oil (AGO) were discovered at the scene and seized.

Confirming this, Delta Command Public Relations Officer Dsc Emeka Peters Okwechime said that on sighting the CGSIS men the vandals used a 120 liter tanker truck to barricade the only road leading at the illegal loading point in order to prevent the NSCDC men from accessing the illegal loading point.

He revealed that determined to gain access to the loading point, the CGSIS men had engaged the services of approximately 6 truck drivers, 2 auto electricians and a tow truck, who towed the heavily laden 120 liter capacity truck. used by crude oil thieves. barricade the road leading to the illegal loading point.

In a related development, four suspects were arrested in Warri with allegedly stolen diesel barely 24 hours after CGSIS men arrived in the state.

Okwechime said the suspects were arrested with a toyota camry blue with BMA registration number 786 TN and a Toyota sienna with KSF registration number 107 CD loaded with illegally refined petroleum products suspected of being AGO concealed in 25 liter polyethylene bags with approximately 300 bags.

The names of the suspects were given as; Clement Mike (M) 34, Tobore Morgan (M) 39, the others are Jeff Oluchi (M) 29 at large and Chinwe Ikpeamachukwu (F) 40.

The suspects are currently being investigated and will be brought to justice accordingly to deter others, Okwechime added.

Alejandro L. Myatt