KOGI STATE COMMAND OF THE NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS HAS DETAINED SOME OF ITS OFFICERS ON DUTY WHEN FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERING ESCAPED FROM DETENTION.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 17, 2021
The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has detained some of its officers on duty when five suspects arrested for illegal oil bunkering escaped from detention.
The State Commandant of the Agency, Samuel Maigari, who confirmed this to our correspondent on Tuesday, vowed to fish out those behind the jailbreak.
They were said to have successfully carried out the crime and were ferrying the products to the North.
In two big trucks when they were intercepted by operatives of the anti-vandals units.
On interrogation they reportedly confessed that the products which consisted of petrol, diesel and kerosene, were stolen.
They were said to have been detained for further investigations at the State Command Office at Lokoja.
However, by following morning the five suspects reportedly disappeared from the cell.
According to reports that there was a notorious syndicate in the command which usually collects bribes from suspects and aided their escape.