Police confirm kidnap of Bayelsa LG chairman’s father

Bayesla State Governor, Seriake Dickson

The police in Bayelsa have confirmed the kidnap of Wellington Magbisa, father of the chairman of Sagbama Local Government Area of the state by gunmen.

Spokesman of the command, DSP Butswat Asinim, made the confirmation while addressing newsmen on Sunday in Yenagoa.

Mr Asinim said that the kidnappers gained entrance to the victim’s bedroom via an unprotected window and abducted him.

“Five men came in through an unprotected window, captured Mr Magbisa and escaped through the waterways,” he said.

He said that all sister security agencies in the state had been alerted to rescue the victim and also arrest the captors.