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Illegal Oil Bunkering: JTF Intercepts Barge, Arrests 11 Suspects

In its bid to curb illegal bunkering in the waterways of the Niger Delta, operatives of the Joint Task Force Operation PULO SHIELD have arrested an ocean going Barge used by vandals in the region.

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In its bid to curb illegal bunkering in the waterways of the Niger Delta, operatives of the Joint Task Force Operation PULO SHIELD have arrested an ocean going Barge used by vandals in the region.
The Barge containing unascertained quantity of crude oil was intercepted and arrested at Mangbiye creek in Sangana community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The JTF in a statement by Lt.

Col.

MUSTAPHA  ANKA, Coordinator, Joint Media Coordinating Centre (JMCC),  said the troops deployed at Kalaibiama also discovered one wooden boat and a metal barge filled with stolen crude oil.  No arrest was made as the suspects absconded on sighting the troops. 


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