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Pirates attack Lagos Lagoon Restaurant, steal 2 luxury boats

By Godwin Oritse

Pirates, last week, attacked  a Lagoon Restaurant in Lagos, and made away with two luxury boats.

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Disclosing this in Lagos, a member of the Port Facility Security Officers, PFSO, Forum who prefers to remain anonymous, said that the most recent incident happened on the waterfront of Lagoon Restaurant.

Although  Vanguard Maritime Report could not ascertain the owners of the boats but the Marine Police, according to sources close to the PFSO Forum, confirmed the theft of the boats, adding that the Police have launched an investigation into the matter.

Efforts to get comments from the Commissioner of Police in charge of marine were futile as phone calls and text messages to his phone were not answered.

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Speaking on the development, the Officer in Charge of Marine, Superintendent of Police, Ben Nwosu, told  Vanguard Maritime Report that the boat stolen from the waterfront of Lagoon Restaurant was found a few days after the incident, adding, however, that the engine of the boat was removed.

Nwosu also said that the boat was found around the Falomo Lagoon area of Lagos.

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