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Two suspects nabbed as Navy seizes boat with st0len 12,000 litres of diesel in Rivers state

The Nigerian Navy Ship SOROH, NNS revealed it has nabbed two persons and seized wooden boat laden with 12,000 litres of Automated Gas Oil (AGO) in Okarki Water Front in Ahoada West LGA of Rivers State.

Parading the suspects on Friday, 28th of June, 2024, the NNS Commander, Commodore Nanmar Lakan revealed the arrest was in line with the mandate of Operation Delta Sanity which include anti-crude oil theft, anti-pipeline vandalism, anti-illegal refining sites, amongst others.

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According to him,

“Still working with intelligence gathering from the good citizens of this country, we received credible information that some people want to move illegally refined AGO, popularly known as diesel from the Okarki River.

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We dispatched our men here and they made this arrest here with two suspects. The quantity here is estimated 12,000 litres of illegally refined AGO.”

One of the suspects, identified as Mr Clement Fimeya, who spoke with newsmen said he was doing the illegal business to feed his four children due to lack of job opportunity.

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He pleaded for forgiveness, and promised never to indulge in such illegality if pardoned. [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>

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