Vandalisation of NNPC Pipeline on Osara-Lokoja Road, Police Parades 8 Suspects

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The Kogi state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Katsina, paraded 8 suspected vandals yesterday in connection with the the vandalisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline on Osara-Lokoja road.

Katsina said some of the bunkerers were arrested while vandalising the pipeline.

According to him, the police also recovered 11 trucks loaded with 3,000 litres of crude oil, adding that the suspects would be handed to the special task force of the Federal Government.

The paraded suspects were Attah Yakubu, Timothy Akpai, Danlami Sani, Usman Mohammed, Haruna Yakubu, Abdul-kadir Musa, Kabiru Ahmed and Kazeem Abdullahi, while Yusuf Yahaya, the ring leader; Abuh, Abiodun and Christian, whose surnames were yet to be ascertained, were at large.

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