NSCDC Impounds 3 Trucks, Arrests 9 Suspects Over Fake Petroleum Products
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has impounded three trucks loaded with adulterated petroleum products and arrested nine suspects in Akwa Ibom.
The State Commandant, NSCDC, Mr Pedro Ideba, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Uyo that the nine suspects were arrested after a tip off.
He said that two trucks were impounded with adulterated kerosene behind the NNPC mega station in Uyo while one was impounded at Champion Brewery with adulterated diesel.
“The two trucks originally were loaded with kerosene (DPK) and adulterated the product with some other chemicals and were going to supply to Julius Berger Plc in Uyo.
“We also impounded a tanker loaded with petroleum products suspected to be diesel which was adulterated and driven into Champion Brewery on Aka road in Uyo.
“Through a tip off, our men had to impound the three trucks and nine men were arrested,