July 11th, 2013 – Oil Theft: Pastor & 3 Others Arrested With 317 Kegs Of Stolen Petrol In Ikorodu, Lagos (Photo)
Pastor & 3 Others Arrested For Stealing Petrol At NNPC Pipeline In Majidun, Ikorodu, Lagos
2 days ago, Lagos Task force officials arrested 4 people over oil theft at Majidun in Ikorodu area of Lagos state.
In total 317pcs of 55-litre petrol kegs totaling 15850 litres were recovered during the raid.
The suspects including a self-proclaimed Pastor were among those arrested.
We learnt the they were caught at about 5pm on Tuesday when task force officers saw them stealing petrol from NNPC pipeline into 50-litre kegs at Majidun.
Many of the oil thieves escaped by jumping into the river.
The name of those arrested suspects are;
- Oluafin Abejoye, who said he is a pastor at Holy Power church of Zion. He is 58 year old
- 30 year old Samson Aliu
- 21 Year Old Niyi Emorioloye
- 22 year old Onyekachi Chukwu
The 3 suspects have denied the allegations claiming they’re victim of wrongful arrest.
What if these people are actually innocent?
What of those who escaped by jumping into the river?