Biratnagar, Dec. 3 -- Last March, in an effort to control fuel theft and leakage, the NOC had installed security locking systems in all tankers

Dec 3, 2018-The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has started an investigation into the matter of oil theft involving a petroleum tanker that was equipped with an advanced locking system.

The Nepal Police crime investigation department took charge of the case last Friday, following orders from the Home Ministry, CIB's Deputy Inspector General Niraj Shahi said.

Two weeks ago, a petroleum tanker bearing the registration number Ko 1 Kha 5965, was caught with a short supply of 2,500 litres of diesel. The tanker was supplying 20 kilolitres of fuel to Biratnagar depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) ...