The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives have arrested five suppliers of suspected illegally- refined petroleum products to a multinational construction company in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
A statement by the commission said its Port Harcourt Zonal Command arrested the suspects on Wednesday September 1, 2021 at the premises of the company, around Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, while off-loading the suspected illegally – refined products.
The statement named the suspects as, Kelvin Ibe; Anslem Onyelosi; Kelly Omamogho, Jude Tochi and Kelvin Duru.
Reports showed that the suspects have been supplying adulterated products to the company, without being detected. However, surveillance by the EFCC led to the arrested.
The suspects were arrested alongside four (4) trucks with registration number; MBA 340 XA; XB 867 NGK, GWK 66XA and UMA 39 YW.
The commssion said the suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.