The Rivers State Comand of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded 10 Suspects for Vandalism, illegal dealings in petroleum products and other Miscellaneous crimes.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officers of the Command, Olufemi Ayodele yesterday.
The Command also confiscated nine vehicles carrying illegally refined petroleum products hidden in cellophane bags and seized 28,225 liters of illegally refined AGO, commonly referred to as diesel.
Among the ten individuals apprehended, include a second time offender, named Chinedu Michael, who had been released on bail two months earlier following his previous arrest for illegal refining of petroleum products by the Corps.
Parading the suspects at the Command Headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, State Commandant, Basil Igwebueze noted that the suspects were apprehended in various locations across the state through the joint efforts of the Anti-vandal Unit and the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army.
Commandant Igwebueze said the suspects would be charged to court while the products and vehicles would be forfeited and proceeds remitted to the the federal government.