It was earlier announced that the Nigerian Navy has arrested 4 suspect who pirates in rivers.
It was stated by the The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS), Pathfinder, Base Information Officer, Lt.-Cdr. Abdulsalam Sani, on Sunday in Port Harcourt, that those 4 suspect were behind various breach of maritme security in the nation’s waterways.
The 4 suspects were arrested by troops of the Nigerian Navy Ship, Burutu, while on routine patrol.
The statement quoted the Commanding Officer of the Forward Operating Base Bonny, Navy Capt. Matthew Daupreye as saying that it impounded three cutlasses, four knives,pumping machines, three hammers, cell phones, eye glasses and an undisclosed amount of money were also recovered from the suspects.
However, It said the suspects had been handed over to the Bonny Island Divisional Police Officer, SP Sunday Okuguni for further investigation and prosecution. The Nigerian Navy has also promise to checkmate and titling up their security pattern in the sea and waterways also to to eliminate sea piracy and illegal bunkering.