NSCDC arrests seven pipeline vandals in Plateau

A-vandalised-pipeline28 August 2013, Jos – The Plateau State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has again arrested seven suspected pipeline vandals, whose activities have caused destruction of farmlands and contamination of a river in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.

Parading the suspects before newsmen in Jos, the state Commandant of NSCDC, Mr. Vincent Bature said 88 cans of diesel, a Ford bus and a Suzuki motorcycle were recovered from the vandals in their hideouts.

He said through their nefarious activities, the river which is the only source of water in Bassa local government area of the state was polluted and nearby farms destroyed.

-This Day

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