The Delta State Police Command has arrested three persons for vandalising armoured cables and other electrical installations at PPMC Warri Refinery.
The acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed this in a statement on Thursday, April 1, said the suspected vandals identified as Saturday Idoge, Sunday ishenive and Philip Ngbodi, are all staff of Alert Private Security Company attached to the Refinery.
“On the 28/3/2021 at about 2000hrs, acting on actionable intelligence, operatives of State Intelligent Bureau (SIB) led by one Inspr. Obot Bassey in collaboration with mobile personnel attached to Warri Refinery arrested three (3) suspects namely: one Saturday Idoge ‘m’, Sunday ishenive ‘m’ and Philip Ngbodi ‘m’ all staff of Alert private security company attached to PPMC/Refinery Warri,” the statement says.
“They were caught vandalizing Armored Cables and other electrical installations in the PPMC Refinery Warri at Tank 82 in the refinery complex. The following exhibits were recovered from them. Includes one ladder, industrial iron cutters, vandalized Armored Cables and other items. Meanwhile, effort is ongoing to apprehend the receivers.”