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Police trail suspected killers of motorcyclist in Bayelsa



Following the gruesome murder of a cyclist, the Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo, has directed the investigation and arrest of the killers at Emeyal II community of Ogbia Local Government Area.

It was learnt that the deceased motorcyclist who was killed by unknown assailants on Sunday is a member of Emeyal 2 Community.

Acccording to daily report, the corpse of the victim was found on Monday morning at Bakery axis in Imiringi Community, and his motorcycle stolen.

Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, in a statement said, Police Operatives in the state had been instructed to fish out the culprits who murdered the deceased.


He asserted, “The deceased rider identified as one Goodnews Okirinya ’30 years’ was murdered by unknown assailants, who stole his motorcycle and dumped his body in a cassava farm at Emeyal II Community”

The statement further narrated that the body of the deceased was discovered on 30th May, 2022 at about 0915 hours.

The police added, “the scene had been visited by operatives, photographs taken and the corpse evacuated to the hospital for autopsy. An investigation is ongoing.

However, the Chairman of Ogbia Local Government Area, Ebinyo Marvin Turner, also condemned the killing.

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