BREAKING NEWS: Navy arrests two members of Niger Delta Avengers
The Nigerian Navy, on Saturday, paraded two suspects believed to members of the dreaded militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, who were apprehended by men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta.
Parading the suspects at the Warri Naval Base, Warri, Commander, NNS Delta, Commodore Joseph Dzunve said the suspects were behind series of attack on oil and gas facilities especially in Warri South West Council Area of the state.
Commodore Dzunve, disclosed that the suspects were behind the attacks on Chevron Nigerian Limited (CNL) facilities within May and July 2016.
The two suspects who were identified as Stanley Toghan and Felix Miyenminiye were arrested in Sapele area of the state.
According to the Naval Chief, “You are all aware of the recent series of attack on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta and in particular Delta State for which some groups/persons have claimed responsibilities.
“Today, I am pleased to inform you that after persistent efforts, the Nigerian Navy Ship Delta, being part of the maritime component of the Operation Delta Safe, has arrested two suspects responsible for the attack on Chevron facilities, witnessed between May and July2016, around Warri North axis of Delta state.”