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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested 120 citizens for alleged illegal oil theft.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested 120 citizens for alleged illegal oil theft.

The spokesman for the anti-graft agency Wilson Uwujaren who disclosed this said they carried out a joint operation with personnel of the 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and the criminals were caught after offloading oil into vehicles at the waterfront for distribution within and outside Rivers State.

The suspects were accused of illegally refining stolen petroleum products and economic sabotage and would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

Uwujaren said their arrest followed intelligence on alleged illegal oil bunkering activities in the locality with several vehicles and pumping machines were recovered.

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