Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: Bauchi Civil Defense Corps Arrests Three Vandals

Bauchi — The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Bauchi State command has arrested three people suspected to be oil vandals who specialized in scooping kerosine from pipelines in Dindinma, Alkaleri local government area of the state.

Parading the suspects before newsmen yesterday, the state commandant of NSCDC, Shuayb Jibril said the suspects were arrested with 600 litres of kerosene.

Jibril said the command had received information of vandalism around Dindima and they swung into action.

They succeeded in arresting two vandals and the driver of a vectra car they used in conveying the kerosene.

He said, "After the first arrest was made, investigations revealed that the car that zoomed off in our presence during the first arrest was carrying a large quantity of kerosene and my men immediately went after the car and arrested the car and the driver."

Jibril added that the principal suspect whose name is Ubale is at large assuring that Ubale will be arrested.

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