21 Arrested In Three Months Over Illegal Bunkering, Crude Oil Theft In Bayelsa


Authorities of the Bayelsa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed that a total number of twenty-one suspects were in last three months arrested over alleged involvement in cases of illegal bunkering, oil theft and pipeline vandalism in some parts of the State.


The Commandant of the Bayelsa Command of the NSCDC, Christiana Abiakam-Omanu said though some of the cases are pending at the Federal High Court due to some months of inactivity on legal proceedings, the command is expecting to secure convictions based on diligent investigation and power of evidence. 


Commandant Christiana Abiakam-Omanu, made this known on Thursday during a courtesy call on her by the Executive members of the Federated Correspondent Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ)  led by the Chairman, Comrade Kola Oredipe.


Commandant Abiakam-Omanu, said the successes recorded despite some noticeable challenges have not dettered the command from…

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