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Indian, 17 Others Nabbed By Nigerian Navy For Illegal Bunkering

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An Indian sailor and 17 others have been nabbed by the Nigerian Navy over an attempt to illegally export stolen crude oil to Ghana, the navy said on Wednesday. The suspects and vessels have been handed over to the police at the naval base in Nigeria’s oil hub Port Harcourt, to enable further investigations on the suspects, said Capt. Adegoke Ebo, Executive Officer of the Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, the Xinhua news agency reported. According to him, the suspects were on the verge of moving the crude oil to Ghana before they were arrested by naval forces. (IANS)

 

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