Abuja - Two people have been arrested by the Nigeria
Security and Defense Corp for vandalising an oil pipeline, stealing 20000
litres of crude oil, Naij247 reported.
The suspects were apprehended in their truck on their way to
Port Harcourt from Imo State.
The State Command, Benito Eze, has stated that commands in
Abia State oil thieves will be chased out.
Also read: Suspected oil thieves arrested in Bayelsa
Oil vandals are said to be crippling the economy by stealing
resources meant to strengthen the country.
The Centre for Crisis Communication has recommended measures
to combat the stealing of oil, stating there needs to be more consultations and
negotiations among stakeholders.
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