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Top Commander of Niger Delta Avengers arrested

A suspected serial pipeline vandal and strike force leader of the Niger Delta Avengers has been arrested by the Nigerian Navy around Sapele Council Area of Delta State.

The suspect, Abraham Suru also known as Gabon from Ondo State, was arrested weeks after he had been declared wanted by the Nigerian military for being responsible incessant attacks on oil and gas facilities within Warri North and South-West Council Areas of the state.

Parading the suspect before newsmen at the Warri Navy Base on Thursday, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, Commodore Joseph Dzunve said the suspect was arrested Tuesday 20 September, 2016 around Sapele where he had been hiding.

Source: BT today