The alleged criminals who operated in Nembe waterways of Bayelsa State attacked a military post in Nembe carting away military arms, ammunitions, and a gunboat.
According to a press statement signed Tuesday by Ukaparasia, the successful capture of the bandits was made possible by his security outfit known as “BAYELSA WATERWAYS SECURITY TASKFORCE”.
The suspected killers were reportedly apprehended at Olugbobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State based on an intelligence report.
It will be recalled that on August 8th unknown gunmen disguised as mourners attacked a military base in Nembe-Ogbolomabiri area of Nembe Local Government Council of Bayelsa State.
The incident, which occurred at 10 a.m also claimed some civilian casualties as stray bullets killed two persons around the waterside.
He advised Bayelsans and community leaders to report any act of criminality in their areas for prompt action.
Ukaprasia also advised the youths of Bayelsa state not to bring bad reputation to the state and the country by getting involved in crimes such as pipeline vandalism, kidnapping and sea piracy. He expressed optimism that the President Buhari administration will develop the Niger Delta and urged all to support his government.