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Suspected oil thief nabbed in Delta

By Emma Amaize

WARRI— POLICE detectives have arrested a 46-year-old suspected oil thief from Arhavwrien community in Delta State.

The suspect was arrested with the aid of youths of Oviri Olomu community, who took the detectives to the spot where crude oil was being refined by bunkerers.

Vanguard learned that a crude oil pipeline that traversed the community’s river, bordering Arhavwarien community was earlier vandalised.

Following the vandalization, oil bunkerers stormed the area with bunkering equipment and were allegedly refining crude oil locally.


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