NSCDC arrests bush burners, pipeline vandals in Delta


Operatives of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps in Delta State have arrested six suspected bush burners in Sapele and Oghara communities and six suspected pipeline vandals in Ogwashi-Uku community near Asaba.

The suspects were said to have been arrested in the early hours of Friday following a tip-off and the help of various vigilante groups in the areas.

The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mrs. Beatrice Irabor who spoke to journalists in Asaba, said that based on the power granted the corps to prosecute pipeline vandals in accordance to the NSCDC amendment act 2007, the suspects are being prosecuted.



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