“Preliminary investigations revealed that on 3rd January 2021 at about 0700 hours unknown gunmen invaded Peremabiri, a riverine Community in southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
“The motive for the attack is unknown at the moment, however the residence of one Marcus Richard was set ablaze.
“The Command has despatched reinforcement of Police Marine and detectives from State Criminal Investigation Department to beef up security in the area. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Efforts are on by the State Government to invite notable leaders from the community for a meeting”