The Nigerian Navy said on Thursday that it was working hard to tackle the menace of piracy on the Bayelsa waterways, having arrested two suspected pirates.
Commodore Yakuku Wanbai, Commander of the Nigerian Navy Base, Brass, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the base that one of the suspects died shortly after he was arrested.
He said the suspect was part of a four-man gang that attacked Ekeni village in Ezetu Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa recently.
“The gang had stormed the community and the villagers raised alarm and called our men on patrol who responded almost immediately and arrested two of them.
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