Lagos NSCDC nabs four suspected pipeline vandals

Abiodun Akinwumi 2024-01-12 0

Operatives of the Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) have arrested four suspected pipeline vandals.

The four were allegedly trying to break the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited(NNPCL) pipeline in Obawole, Fagba area of Lagos State.

The State Commandant of NSCDC, Adedotun Keshinro, in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abolurin Oluwaseun, late Thursday.

The statement disclosed that the suspects were paraded alongside exhibits recovered from them at the Command Headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja, on Thursday.

Keshinro noted that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday following credible and actionable intelligence which prompted the anti-vandal team of the Command to swung into action and foiled the attempted vandalism.

The statement read in part, “Adedotun Sunday Keshinro, earlier on, Thursday, January 11, 2024, paraded, four male (names withheld) suspects, who were apprehended, while attempting to vandalize the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited(NNPCL) pipeline located, at Obawole, in Fagba area of Lagos state.

“The Command obtained credible and actionable intelligence about the nefarious activity of the aforementioned elements and swung into action at about 0245hrs, on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, to thwart a vandalism attempt on NNPCL pipelines located at the point named, above”