Kogi - Four suspected operators of an illegal refinery were arrested in Ebiya in the Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi state by officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Punch reports.
The suspects pararded in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on Monday, were Simon Chokodi (16), Sumaila Sadu (23), Yusufu Braimoh (21), and Raji Jamiu (24).
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The Kogi State Public Relations Officer, NSCDC, Tijani Ibrahim, said the command was on the trail of the suspects for three months before they were arrested.
He said a van and some drums of crude oil were recovered from the scene of the crime.
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