By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Monsur Olowoopejo
No fewer than 30 suspected oil pipeline vandals were, yesterday, arrested by the officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, in Isheri-Oshun axis of Ogun-Lagos states border. This came a week after the NSCDC, Lagos command arrested eight suspected vandals in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, LCDA.
Among the suspects were two teenagers, identified as Micheal Oyedotun and Azeez Ajani, who both claimed to be apprentices at different fashion institutes, and a Pastor over illegal possession of the Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that the suspects: were arrested at about 3:00 am after a gun battle between the vandals and the officers of the NSCDC. It was also learnt that two vehicles owned by the suspected vandals were impounded while over 20, 000 liters of fuel in drums were recovered.