The Rivers Police Command said, Saturday, that it had commenced manhunt for gunmen who killed nine persons and burnt the house of a politician in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Ahmed Muhammad, said the gunmen attacked Obrikom and Obor communities killing nine persons and injuring two others.
He said they also burnt the house of Mr Vincent Ogbagu, the All Progressives Congress House of Assembly candidate for the Local Government Area.
“They also set ablaze the house of Vincent Ogbagu, an APC House of Assembly candidate,’’ he said.
Muhammad said the police had commenced investigation into the incident with a view to bring its perpetrators to book.
“We appeal to the public to assist in making available, credible information in this respect,’’ he said.