Police confirm abduction of Bayelsa commissioner

The Police in Bayelsa State have confirmed the abduction of the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr. Federal Opamiola Otokio, on Thursday night.

Otokito was reportedly abducted by heavily armed men from his residence at Otuokpoti in Ogbia Local Government Area.

It was gathered that his captors invaded his Otuokpoti community on Thursday night and fired several shots to scare people away before they proceeded to Otokito’s residence and whisked him away to an unknown destination.

Police spokesman, Asinim Butswat, said the Command has intensified efforts to arrest the suspects and rescue the kidnap victim.
He also confirmed that the commissioner’s captors abducted him at his residence in Otuokpoti, a riverine community in Ogbia LGA.

The police spokesman said: “Preliminary investigation revealed that the kidnappers stormed the residence of Hon Federal Otokito on 20th January, 2022 at about 2300hours and whisked him away in a waiting speedboat to an unknown destination.

“The command has launched a manhunt for the rescue of the victim and the arrest of the suspects. The investigation is ongoing.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com