‘Sea pirates’ hit community
Local armed robbers continue to attack communities and boats.
Sea pirates attack Ondewari community
Palpable fear gripped the people of Ondewari community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, as sea pirates, armed with sophisticated rifles, invaded the community and carted away two 75 horsepower speedboats and dispossessed people of their properties.
The sea pirates, it was learnt, has been operating on the waterways with the sole aim of maiming, killing, and robbing passengers boats.
An eyewitness account told the Nigerian Tribune that the pirates invaded the community at about 10:30pm and began to shot sporadically, as indigents of the community scamper for safety.
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