NSCDC Arrests Suspected Pipeline Vandal

Written by on June 23, 2017

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa State Command, says its anti-vandals’ team has arrested a suspected ringleader that masterminded the blowing up of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company’s pipeline.

The State Commandant, NSCDC, Desmond Agu, who gave the name of the suspect as Suoyo Dickson, said he (Dickson) and his gang members attacked Agip pipeline at Lagos gbene, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state on May 30, 2017.

Agu made this known on Thursday during the parade of the suspect at the headquarters of the command in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

He added that some of Dickson’s gang members had earlier been apprehended by a joint task force earlier this month while others were currently on the run.

Agu also stated that investigation are still ongoing to apprehend the rest of the gang members, noting that after investigation, the suspects would be prosecuted.

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