Posted on: April 28th, 2014 by Zircon Marine No Comments

Sea robbers on Tuesday evening around 6.45pm attacked about 18 fishing boats and seized outboard engines, fishing nets, fish, and other equipment along Ibeno high seas, Ibeno Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.
The sea robbers, who were said to be 18 in number, launched the attacks from three speed boats.
It was learnt that no life was lost, although many of the fishermen sustained injuries as they tried to resist the assailants.
Chairman, Nigerian Artisan Fishermen Association, Samuel Ayadi, while speaking on the incident in Mkpanak, Ibeno on Wednesday said the robbers accosted the fishermen at the high sea while they were returning with the day’s catch.
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