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Bayelsa: One policeman dead, 3 missing in boat mishap

The Bayelsa State police Command has confirmed that a Policeman died and three others missing in a boat Mishap in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.

According to a statement signed by the State Police Command spokesman, Asinim Butwat, the boat conveying the Policemen on surveillance capsized at korokosei waterway.

Mr Butwat, however, did not disclose the cause of the accident, saying only that available information was “sketchy” and that divers have been deployed to the area for the possible rescue of the missing officers.

He added that the incident happened at about 08:00AM on July 25.

Reporting by Alambo Datonye; Editing by Omotola Oguneye and Tony Okerafor