Oil theft: Navy hands over vessel, crew members to EFCC

Image result for Oil theft: Navy hands over vessel, crew members to EFCCNavy ship “NNS Delta ” has handed over a ship with one hundred thousand litres of diesel and eight crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Speaking to journalists in Warri, the Navy also warned perpetrators of maritime crime to desist or prepare for dire consequences.

Ovieteme George reports that the Navy said “MV Mama Elizabeth” was arrested in 2017 for carrying illegally diesel and the failure to obtain valid approval from the Navy.

Two years after a similar vessel has been arrested by the Navy, this time with eight crew members.

“MV Mama Elizabeth 1” was arrested this year around the entrance to Excravos for carrying one hundred thousand litres of diesel and also
without valid approval from the Navy.

Captain Adeyemi Adewuyi sends a message to perpetrators of maritime crime.

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