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40 Pipeline Vandals Arrested

Report revealed yesterday how 40 more oil pipeline vandals were arrested recently by operatives of the Task Force on Oil Pipelines

Report revealed yesterday how 40 more oil pipeline vandals were arrested recently by operatives of the Task Force on Oil Pipelines vandalisation in Imore village in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State.

Ten boats and 1000 jerry-cans used by the vandals to siphon petroleum products were reportedly seized, while some of the vandals dived into the water and escaped arrest. Those arrested are being detained at the State CID, Yaba for interrogations.

It would be recalled that about 50 people were arrested two weeks ago by operatives of the Task Force in various suburbs in Epe, Satellite town, Amuwo Odofin for vandalisation of pipelines. Various jerry cans were seized at the time. They are still being detained at the state CID and will soon be transferred to Abuja.