Police Neutralizes Pirates in Uyo
Following credible intelligence reports, The Akwa Ibom Police command successfully counter sea Pirates operation along Iwukpom/Opolum water channel, Ibeno.
The counter efforts, the police statement indicates saw four of a gang of seven sea Pirates met their Waterloo over a gun battle while three others escaped with bullet wounds.
A statement from the police public relations officer of the command, Odiko MacDon indicates that four AK-47,two Large and a K2 rifles,four magazines,one fibre speed boat mounted with 200HP and 11 5HP engines,one dismounted engine,some gallons of petrol,eight white kaftans as well as items suspected to be charms were recovered.
In a related development, the police statement adds that the command secured a life imprisonment conviction of Aniekan John Udom for committing sodomy.
Already, the statement further states that the command commissioner of police,Amiengheme Andrew has applauded efforts of the officers and men for their numerous breakthrough in all spheres of the force