Police hunt for abductors of Bayelsa Commissioner’s son

Police hunt for abductors of Bayelsa Commissioner’s son


The Nigeria police has launched manhunt on the abductors of the Commissioner for Water Resources, Nengi Talbot by unidentified gunmen suspected to kidnappers.


The hoodlums numbering four, reportedly stormed the New Commissioner’s quarters in Yenagoa on Sunday night and abducted a six-year-old son of a Commissioner.

Spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident.

According to him, “The Command has launched a manhunt to rescue the victim and arrest the suspects. Investigation is ongoing.

He said: “On 22/12/2019 at about 2230 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”, he said.

A source, who spoke to TheNewspad in confidence, hinted that the gunmen were said to have broken into the house of Talbot at the quarters located in Opolo and demanded money from the Commissioner

He said the incident happened at about 11pm, adding that the assailants seized the boy when the Commissioner insisted he had no money.

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

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