The Bayelsa State Police Command has notified the recovery of six Policemen that were missing after a boat crash, from Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw.
In a release signed by SP Asinim Butswat
Police Public Relations Officer Bayelsa State Command, noted that “investigation has commenced to ascertain the cause of the boat mishap”
Read the full statement;
BAYELSA BOAT MISHAP: POLICE RECOVERS SIX BODIES
The Bayelsa State Police Command regrets to announce the recovery of the bodies of policemen who went missing after a boat mishap.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Friday 4th December, 2020 when one of the speedboats conveying eleven Policemen from Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw capsized at Oporoma. Five of the Policemen were rescued immediately, while six were missing.
A combined team of rescue officers from the Marine Department of the Bayelsa State Police Command and local divers have recovered the six bodies of the missing policemen and they are deposited at the mortuary.
The Command condoles with the families of the deceased. Investigation has commenced to ascertain the cause of the boat mishap.
SP Asinim Butswat
Police Public Relations Officer
Bayelsa State Command.