NSCD Bursts Pipeline Vandals, Seize 30,000 Litres Of Petrol In Lagos

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) Lagos State Command personnel on patrol at the IYANA-ODO axis in Alimosho Local Government Area have bursted some suspected oil pipeline vandals who were perpetrating their act inside the creek.

The vandals who had loaded a 30,000 litres capacity truck with Premium Motor Spirit ( PMS), popularly known as petrol met their waterloo as the NSCDC operatives on patrol whom were hinted via the Command’s robust  ‘Community Based Intelligence Network’ bursted them at the scene of crime.

The suspected vandals took to their heels having sighted the operatives.

The Commandant of the  Corps in Lagos, Commandant Ayeni Paul Kolawole after received the information swung into action and led a team of officers, which include; the Head of Intelligence, Head of Anti – Vandal Unit, Armed Squad personnel, Public Relations Officer, OC Exhibit and  some intelligence officers to the crime scene.

The truck was seized but no suspect was apprehended while the NSCDC operatives remain stationed from dusk to dawn without any fear of attack until the operation was apparently successful. The truck was brought to the State Command Headquarters immediately has ordered by the Commandant.

Commandant Ayeni has also ordered that further investigation should be instituted, over the illicit act perpetrated by these vandals in order to get to the root of the matter and ensure justice is served.

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