Nigeria, April 6 -- The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has said it has found an illegal surface Automated Gas Oil (AGO) depot in Ore, Odigbo LGA of the state, where thousands of litres of the product are syphoned by vandals.

The corps said it impounded about 35,000 litres of adulterated AGO, also known as diesel, in its latest operation in the town.

Speaking on how the criminals engage in the illicit acts, the state commandant, Edenabu Eweka, while speaking to journalists on Monday in Ore, said the breakthrough was made possible through sustained and credible intelligence.

He said the criminal elements and those he described as economic saboteurs used the arena as a storage base after engaging in oil...