Operatives of the anti vandal unit of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested the alleged leader of the armed gang that bombed the Tebidaba-Brass trunkline penultimate week around Ikienghenbiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The suspect identified as Suoyo Nathan, was arrested in the swamp, yesterday with the assistance of NAOC community surveillance team.
It was further gathered that security operatives are on the trail of two of his cohorts, identified as Iyalewei and Fyneboy. Community security reveal that full scale security operation was ongoing in the swamp area backed by Air Force fighter jets and helicopters on surveillance as well as gunboats. The source added that night movement had been banned in the area.