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6 nabbed for diversion, sale of petrol in Kaduna

The Army has arrested six persons for alleged diversion and sale of petrol using an NNPC tanker in Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Commander of Operation Safe Haven in the Area, Colonel Idong Ekpeyong, told newsmen in Kafanchan that the suspects were arrested when the tanker, with number plates MDG 86 XA was discharging the product at a filling station along Kachia Road in Zonkwa.

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Ekpeyong said the product with Bill Number 7000056996, was detailed from Lagos to Sambo Oil Filling Station, Deidei, in the FCT.

He gave the names of the arrested persons as Suleiman, the tanker driver; Marcus, pump attendant; Kyauta, Escort; Sabo, Station Manager; Daudu, Station Supervisor, and Yahaya, owner of the diverted product.

He said suspects and tanker had been detained at the Forward Operation Base in Kafanchan.


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