He disclosed that 12 of the suspects were arrested onboard MV Johanna II on July 14, 2021, around IMA Oil Terminal, Bonny Island, while the remaining 13 suspects were arrested on board MT Bright Hope on September 10 offshore Bonny Island.
Oladejo while handing over the suspects said they and the vessels were arrested by the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Gondola in an anti-bunkering operation.
It was gathered that the Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Bonny Island, Rivers State, handed over the suspects alongside two Vessels: MT Bright Hope and MV Johanna II on Wednesday.
MV was flying a Togolese flag and one of the suspects arrested with the vessel is a Ghanaian.
He, however, said some bad elements hijacked it for a protest that went violent, leading to the attack on the homes of the commissioner and traditional ruler..Read Full Story