Bayelsa: Police rescue four boat passengers in pirates’ attack

Bayelsa: Police rescue four boat passengers in pirates’ attack
Four people were saved from an attack on a passenger boat on the Nembe-Brass waterways, according to police in Bayelsa State yesterday.

According to a statement from the command's spokeswoman, Asinim Butswat, the event happened on Wednesday while marine police officers were patrolling the Nembe-Brass waters.

Butswat said: “operatives of the Marine Department of the Bayelsa State Police Command, while on patrol along the Nembe-Brass waterways came under attack by pirates who were robbing passengers and attempting to kidnap some of them on a speedboat named Tari Marine 2.

“The operatives repelled the attack and rescued the passengers.

“The pirates escaped, abandoning their speedboat, with one military camouflage, one bulletproof jacket and one cutlass.”
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