Six Held For Stealing National Assembly Diesel

Six people were Tuesday arrested for stealing large quantities of diesel belonging to the National Assembly.
The incident took place at the National Assembly complex, Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday.
A source said that six of culprits were caught in the act while one escaped.
Two of the culprits were said to be National Assembly staff while the other four came from outside the complex.
The National Assembly staff were said to have coordinated the operation and invited their collaborator from outside the National Assembly said to be more experience in stealing diesel and other petroleum products.
Those involved were said to have arrived the National Assembly complex around 4.20am and immediately proceded to the area where diesel is stored.
They were said to have arrived the complex in a Gulf car led by the National Assembly staff.
They were reported to have scooped over 11 25liter jerry cans of diesel before they were caught.
The police is said to have launched full investigation into the incident to ascertain whether there were other National Assembly staff collaborators.
The source said that it is believed that those caught might be behind the mysterious disappearance of diesel from the storage tanks.


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