Robbers chop off corper’s hand in Bayelsa

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Three persons have been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command for attacking a Corpers’ Lodge in Sagbama area of the state, during which they allegedly severed a corps member’s hand.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command, Mr. Asinim Butswat, however, said a fourth suspect had yet to be arrested.

The suspects had, on Sunday, allegedly attacked a Corpers’ Lodge at Angalabiri community of Sagbama, severing the hand of a corps member identified as Luntis Julius, from Taraba State, with a machete.

Also stolen from the Corpers’ Lodge during the attack at about 2.30am, were a laptop and two mobile phones belonging to the victim.

Butswat gave name of the arrested suspects as Mosan Youdougha, 22; Godswill Vincent, 21; saying that the third suspect had yet to be handed over to the Police.

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