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4 Bodies of Marine Police float on Rivers’ river

By Jimitota Onoyume

PORT HARCOURT—The remains of four Marine Policemen floated in the early hours of yesterday, on Abonnema River in Akukutoru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Meanwhile, the whereabouts of a gunboat they reportedly were in was unknown at press time.

When contacted, the state Police spokesman, Omoni Nnamdi, said Police would soon come up with a statement on the incident.

“We are still working on our report; I will get to you with it,” Nnamdi said.

Vanguard gathered from community sources that the marine policemen, who left the jetty in Abonnema, headquarters of the council in a Marine Police gunboat, were reportedly attacked by suspected pirates.

Details on the incident were still hazy at press time.



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