The Rivers State Police Command has denied reported invasion of Bunu Neighborhood, Tai Native Authorities space of the State by gunmen.
Unconfirmed experiences had it that Bunu Neighborhood, within the early hours of Saturday, witnessed heavy capturing by gunmen who invaded the neighborhood, killed many after which disappeared with their corpses.
The Youth chief of the neighborhood Justin Wabah, was quoted as saying that heavy capturing occurred locally round 2am Saturday and a thick pool of blood was found on the Bunu-Taaga Street by Songhai.
Wabah, nevertheless, stated that, “regardless of the pool of blood, there have been no corpses or injured individuals suggesting that the useless and people injured may need been taken away by the gunmen.
“The neighborhood has skilled incessant killings in latest occasions as there isn’t any presence of safety operatives on patrol within the space,” including that the closest police division has no patrol automobile.
However reacting to Wabah’s report, the Police Command in Rivers state acknowledged that it didn’t obtain any report of gun assault in Tai.
The Police in a press release by its Spokesman, SP Nnamdi Omoni described the report as baseless, aimed toward inflicting panic amongst residents of Tai and Rivers state by extension.
Based on Omoni, “The eye of the Rivers State Police Command has been drawn to an On-line report credited to at least one Justin Wabah, the Youth Chief of Bunu Neighborhood ‘that unknown gunmen invaded the Neighborhood, killing a number of individuals and taking their useless corpses to an unknown vacation spot’
“Ordinarily this seemingly spurious and ailing conceived report ought to have been ignored and consigned to the dustbin of historical past, as identical is speculative and unverifiable however so as to permit the unsuspecting public kind an opinion arising therefrom.
“It has, due to this fact, turn out to be more and more needed to place the data straight and state the true place as follows:That the Bunu Neighborhood in Tai LGA is thought for its conventional peaceable nature and has so loved it in latest occasions .
“The report that unknown gunmen invaded the Neighborhood is for all intents and functions unfounded, baseless and existed within the creativeness of the reporter.
“That no report of killing was acquired by the DPO nor the Space Commander Incharge of the Bori Space Command.
“That when our consideration was drawn to the report; for no matter it was value, the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G Muka invited the Conventional Ruler of the Neighborhood, Chief Godwin Ndegue and the Youth Chief, Justin Wabah, the stated reporter and whereas with him, they each denied information of the report, including that they have been quoted out of context and dissociated themselves from it.”