Oil Theft: Navy Hands over Seven Sri-Lakans, Two Ghanaians to EFCC for Prosecution
The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, who were among the 66 suspected crude oil thieves arrested in December 2019 by naval operatives attached to the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT in Lagos to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. .
Speaking during a media briefing in Lagos on Thursday, February 13, 2020, Navy Capt. Rafiu Oladejo, Executive Officer, NNS BEECROFT, stated the suspects would be charged to court before the end of next week, adding that the Navy would also hand over to the EFCC seven vessels used by the suspects to commit the crime.
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