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EFCC quizzes suspected oil thief in Uyo

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EFCC has begun investigating a suspected illegal petroleum products dealer in Uyo.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said the suspect was arrested on Feb. 27 on Itu-Calabar Road in Uyo and handed over to the EFCC on Tuesday by the 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army.

Uwujaren said the suspect was arrested in a truck with Registration Number DRK 700 XA, loaded with about 5,000 litres of illegally refined diesel and kerosene.

The EFCC spokesman said the products were concealed in reinforced plastic bags.

He said the suspect would be arraigned upon completion of investigation.

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