Abuja - The Nigerian Navy has arrested an
unspecified number of suspected pirates and recovered a vessel some four months
after alleged sea robbers hijacked it.
In a related development, a Navy raid, which was carried out
at Ogbe-Igoh community in Warri, Delta State, the Navy destroyed an illegal
refinery site and one Cotonou boat containing about 50 tonnes of stolen crude
oil and 6 X 15 metal tanks containing illegal refined oil.
Also read: Nigerian navy rescues hijacked oil tanker, 1 pirate killed
Christian Ezekobe, Navy Spokesperson, said no suspect was
apprehended as they fled the site before the arrival of the patrol team.
“The Nigerian Navy has not rested on its oars. More pipeline
vandals have been arrested,” he added.
- CAJ News