Nigeria: Navy hands over 1,646 suspected oil thieves

As part of the campaign against the theft of the nation oil resources, the authorities of the Nigerian Navy have handed over 1,646 suspected oil thieves to the police

Navy hands over 1,646 suspected oil thieves for prosecution
As part of the campaign against the theft of the nation oil resources, the authorities of the Nigerian Navy have handed over 1,646 suspected oil thieves to the police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps for prosecution.

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba, who disclosed this at the inauguration of the Chief of Naval Staff Strategic Guidance ‘02’ in Abuja said the suspects were arrested between October 12 and September 13, 2013.

Ezeoba also said operatives of the Navy also destroyed 1,556 illegal refineries, 1443 wooden boats and 69, 606 auxiliary equipment during the period.

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Source: punchng.com

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