Nigerian Navy Hands over Vessel, Nine Suspects to EFCC for Illegal Oil Bunkering

January 13: The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta (NNS Delta), on Monday, January 13, 2020 handed over a motor vessel, MV SALVATION and its nine crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, who arrested the suspects for their alleged involvement in illegal oil bunkering.

Captain AV Kujoh, who represented NNS Delta at the handing over of the suspects in Warri stated that the vessel and its crew members were arrested by Nigerian Navy Ship Zaria (NNS Zaria) around Escravos for transshipment of about 50,000 litres of suspected illegally refined automative gas oil (AGO).

Receiving the vessel and the suspects on behalf of the EFCC, Richard Ogberagha said the Commission would carry out further investigations and ensure that those found culpable were brought to justice.

Source: EFCC Nigeria

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