The kidnap of a set of three-year-old twins yesterday in a motor park at Yenagoa has been confirmed by the Bayelsa state police command.
This was confirmed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Asinim Butswat, in an interview on Tuesday in Yenagoa.
Butswat explained that the incident occurred at Ekeki Motor Park in Yenagoa Local Government Area and that it had been officially reported to the command.
“According to the report, the assailants stole the babies and ran to an unknown destination.
“We have alerted our tactical team for investigations and the perpetrators will be brought to book,” he said.
The victim’s elder sister narrated that the incidence ocurred when their mother, Mrs Modupe Joseph went to buy salt from a mini market
She said, “Our mummy went to Etegwe-Tombia area of Yenagoa to buy salt to cook corn.
“The four of us were left in the custody of one Aisha Ahmed at the motor park.
“Suddenly, one man approached me and gave me N200 to buy food for my siblings but I refused and told him that we have already eaten,” she said.
Modupe said that the man persisted and made her to collect the money and proceeded to buy the food.
“Unfortuntely, before I could return, the man had carried my twin brothers away,” she said.
She said that the man came in a black Sienna bus, which he parked nearby.
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