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Two oil thieves arrested in Abia by NSCDC officials

10 July 2016, 16:00

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.

For more on this story visit Naij247


- News24


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