Ogun - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 30 people for alleged pipeline vandalism in Isheri Olofin area of Ogun State, Vanguard reports.
The suspects were arrested after NSCDC officials engaged in a gun duel with some pipeline vandals. 20 000 litres of stolen fuel were recovered from the vandals.
Among those arrested are a 12-year-old boy, Azeez Ajani; a 13-year-old boy, Michael Oyedotun, two pastors, six women.
The suspects, however, denied the allegations, saying they were not pipeline vandals, but residents of the area.
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