In Port Harcourt, the EFCC nabbed 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers (Photo)

In Port Harcourt, the EFCC nabbed 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers (Photo)

FastNews reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) Port Harcourt Zonal Command has arrested 18 suspected illegal oil bunkerers.

They were apprehended on Monday, November 29, 2021, in the new Government Reservation Area, G.R.A, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Thompson George, Asu Tommy, John Joseph, Imoh Anthonia, Adegbejire Michael, Mayei Godpower, Demian Israel Kelechi, Banyo Fred, and Atuaka Chispm are the suspects. Elliot Diamond, Simeon Blessing, Umukoro Victor, Horsefall Reuben, Munku Jonah Munga, Nweke John, Amos Daniel, Chikwe Chinedu, and Gloria Horsfall are among the others.

They were arrested alongside three vehicles, comprising a truck with registration number Lagos AAA 995 XH, a Toyota Avalon car with registration number Rivers SKP 327 AW, and a Nissan Murano Jeep with registration number Rivers PHC 434 AE.

A statement issued by the EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday, said the truck was loaded with products suspected to be illegally refined automotive gas oil ( AGO) packed in nine (9) geepee tanks of 3,000 liters capacity each and three big drums filled with the same product.

“Also, the Avalon car conveyed products suspected to be illegally refined AGO in cellophane bags. The suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded, ” he added.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *