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Four people die as boat carrying Police officers on waterways patrol capsizes

Four people die as boat carrying Police officers on waterways patrol capsizes

A Police officer and three other civilians on patrol around the Korokorosei waterways in Bayelsa State’s Southern Ijaw Local Government Area were killed in a boat accident yesterday.

According to Asinim Butswat, the Bayelsa State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), the body of the Police officer has been discovered, while the bodies of the three civilians have yet to be discovered.

According to Asinim, “on July 25, 2022, at approximately 2000 hours, a boat transporting Policemen on surveillance capsized at Korokorosei waterways, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.”

“One Policeman’s body was recovered while three are missing. The command is yet to establish the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident. Divers have been deployed to the Area for possible rescue of the missing persons.”


Asinim elaborated further by saying that divers have been deployed to the area for possible rescue of the missing persons at the time this report was filed in.

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