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Military arrests 5 Chevron staff

The suspects have been named as Kelvin Mordi, Samuel Emiko, Henry Arogboritse, Isaac Edemde, and Alfred Timede.

Niger Delta Militants

The suspects have been named as Kelvin Mordi, Samuel Emiko, Henry Arogboritse, Isaac Edemde, and Alfred Timede, according to The Cable.

The arrest has been confirmed by the spokesman of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West, Godspower Gbenekama.

“The soldiers arrested them in a speed boat, which had the inscription of Chevron. They had their identity cards on. So, there is no case of mistaken identity. Far from it,” he said.

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“After their arrest, the soldiers moved to different communities and started harassing our people. They invaded buildings and tortured youths just to coerce them to accept membership of militant groups.

“Their tactics will not work. We demand the immediate release of our innocent boys, and ask the military to stop this intimidation," he added.

The attack has been claimed by the Niger Delta Avengers, a group of militants who say they are seeking a “sovereign state of Niger Delta”.

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