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BREAKING! Gunmen abduct Bayelsa commissioner’s 6-year-old son

The gunmen were said to have broken into the house of Talbot at the quarters located in Opolo and demanded money from the commissioner.


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Kidnappers have brought sadness to the household of Nengi Talbot. On Sunday night, about four unidentified gunmen stormed the New Commissioner’s quarters in Yenagoa and stole the six-year-old son of Mr Talbot.

 Talbot is the commissioner for Water Resources in Bayelsa State.

The gunmen were said to have broken into the house of Talbot at the quarters located in Opolo and demanded money from the commissioner.

A source, who spoke in confidence, said the incident happened at about 11 pm adding that the assailants seized the boy when the commissioner insisted, he had no money.

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“Apart from the boy, they ransacked the apartment and left with some valuables”, the source said.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident.

He said: “On 22/12/2019 at about 22:30 hours, about four unknown gunmen invaded the residence of the Commissioner for water resources, Hon. Nengi Talbot, at the New Commissioners, quarters Opolo, Yenagoa, and abducted his six-year-old son, one Antonio Talbot to an unknown destination.

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

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