NSCDC arrests tanker drivers over fuel diversion


Femi Adi/Kaduna
NSCDC operatives
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kaduna State Command on Monday paraded four tanker drivers arrested for illegal diversion of 148,000 liters of fuel in Kaduna.
Parading the suspects before newsmen at the command headquarters, State Commandant, Alhaji Modu Bunu, said the arrest was made easy because of the information received from members of the public on the plans by vandals to perpetrate their antics in the state.
According to the Commandant, on receipt of the information, the Command swiftly mobilized operatives to strategic locations, leading to the arrest at
about 3pm.
In a statement made available to our Correspondent, the State Commandant disclosed that “a break-down of the vehicles and the content shows that the tanker with registration number KAF 662 ZA contains 30,000 litres, DKA 515 ZP is with 40,000 litres and the third one with registration number BAU 262 XR is containing 45,000 litres which are suspected to have been
The statement further revealed that the remaining truck, a DAF 85 is without registration number and was conveying 33,000 litres of PMS suspected to be vandalized products.
It also noted that the apprehensive occupants of the DAF on sighting operatives of the NSCDC abandoned the vehicles and took to their heels.
The Commandant in the statement commended the synergy between the corps and other security agencies, and urged members of the public to also collaborate with the corps by reporting such criminal act to the corps fighting vandalism and other forms of crime. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper