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Vigilante Group Nabs Sea Pirates In Rivers

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, Rivers State Command has nabbed five suspected notorious sea pirates at Doki Fishing Camp in Akuku-Tori LGA of Rivers State, who operates with sophisticated arms.

The sea pirates whose operating hours is said to usually commence from 10pm and 12pm, were nabbed by men of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, following an intelligent gathering by offices of VGN in Akuku-Toru Command, that the pirates always invade Doki Fishing Camp to rub fish sellers off their hard earned money, handsets and other belongings.

Addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the state Commandant of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, Mr. Mambo T. Wilcox said that the notorious gang always operate on mask to cover their faces since they hail from Soku, according to the report he made available to journalists.

The State Commandant maintained that the sea pirates who operates within Soku and other riverine areas in Akuku-Toru LGA of the state were apprehended by his offices after their last operation at Doki Fish Camp, were the sum of N150, 000, Petroleum Products, handsets, machetes and other valuable items belonging to the residents of Doki Fish Camp were taken away by the pirates.

Commandant Wilcox explained that the cry of the fish sellers’ who are dominantly women, prompted his men to swung into action and subsequently arrested five of the notorious gang, which include: Tienabuoso Okpara (Alias Kala Daddy) Tekenari Brown, David Davimic, Deric Kio and Christopher Filate amongst others at large.

Wilcox further stated that one of the boats used by the pirates in carrying out their notorious activities were recovered by men of the VGN and handed over to the soldiers on patrol in the area, while the five arrested sea pirates were handed over to the State Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, in the area for further investigation.

Commandant Wilcox who commanded Mr. Tamunokuro Davies Manuel, District Commander of Akuku-Toru LGA and other officers of the Command in the area, for their doggedness in fighting crime at the grassroots and to ensure that there is peace in all the   nooks and crannies of the state, especially in this season of Christmas, added that God will never allow their selfless services to their father   land to go in vain.

He pointed out that his men in the course of investigation found out that the sea pirates were in the habit of changing the color of their boat before another operation and called on the state government to support the effort of the state VGN to curb crime in the state, through the provision of necessary tools, to enhance their performance, Wilcox added.

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