Sea bandits lay siege to Delta, Bayelsa

By Emma Amaize & Samuel Oyadongha

BURUTU—ARMED pirates have invaded the Burutu-Warri waterways and riverine communities in Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, where they robbed passengers of valuables and carted away speedboats and engines.

A source told Vanguard that panic has gripped riverine communities in the local government area and environs following the audacious activities of the criminals.

Meanwhile, armed men suspected to be sea robbers, weekend,  invaded Okoroba, home town of late Oronto Douglas, in  Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, forcing the natives to flee their homes before carting away valuables.

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