NSCDC Arrests Dealer of Adulterated Kerosene in Akwa Ibom


By Okon Bassey in Uyo
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom State has arrested the leader of a syndicate that specialised in dispensing adulterated kerosene in the state.
The Operation Controller, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in the state, Mr Bassey Nkanga, who disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen, said the suspect, a lady whose identity was not revealed, was arrested in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of the state.
“The ring leader of the syndicate selling adulterated kerosene in Akwa Ibom is now in Civil Defence net,” Nkanga stressed, and alleged that the suspect had been adulterating kerosene willfully resulting in the death and injuries through kerosene explosions in the state.
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