Three suspected illegal miners have been arrested by the Operative of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Ugbokodo waterside, in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
This was revealed in a statement by the NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Dsc Emeka Peters Okwechime.
The NSCDC image maker gave the names of the arrested suspects to include, Eze Emmanuel, ‘M’ 32yrs from Ebonyi State, Samuel Ige, ‘M’ 40yrs from Oyete in Isoko LGA in Delta State and Isa Idris ‘M’ aged 18yrs from Kano State.
He said the suspects were arrested following a credible intelligence tip-off made available to the command.
“Although the suspects have been granted administrative bail, they would be charged to court when investigations are concluded,” he explained.