Policemen hooked up to the Marine Division of the Nigeria Police in Mfum in Etung Native Authorities Space of Cross River State, have arrested 5 suspected Cameroonian kidnappers within the state.
The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh, who disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday, listed the suspects to incorporate: Egbe Horatus ‘m’ 24yrs, Enow Religion Takang ‘m’ 24 yrs, Nkwa Ayuk Boris ‘m’ 36yrs, Agbor Ntuii ‘m’ age 36yrs and Enoh Livingstone ‘m’ 16yrs.
The objects CP Jimoh stated recovered from the suspects embrace three locally-made revolver weapons, and 5 stay cartridges.
“On August 28, 2020, policemen hooked up to Marine Division, Mfum in Etung Native Authorities Space, whereas on routine patrol of the waterways, arrested the suspects.
He additional stated that the suspects allegedly kidnapped eleven Cameronian/Nigerians and saved them of their forest in Cameroon earlier than they have been apprehended, including that investigations have since commenced and additional growth shall be communicated.
The CP Jimoh additionally stated that on August 29, 2020 at about 1725hrs, the Divisional Police Officer, ‘A’ Division raided two black spots at Edim Otop Road and reverse UNICAL Small Gate , Etta Agor, Calabar, the place some suspects have been arrested.
The suspects, based on him have been Uduak Ekong ‘m’ age 32yrs, Life Ndarake Ekpo ‘m’ age 22yrs (Vendor), Bassey Lawrence ‘m’ age 45yrs, Mathew Effiong ‘m’ age 25 yrs, and Ifiok Ime ‘m’ age 30yrs.
“Upon search, wraps of gear suspected to be Indian Hemp/N900.00 was discovered of their possession” the CP said including that the command is dedicated to waging a complete clampdown in opposition to unscrupulous legal parts working within the State and its environs.
The CP assured most of the people that the command won’t relent in discharging its constitutional features, particularly because the state has entered the ember months.
CP Jimoh stated that the Command in its bid to curtail spike in legal actions throughout the ember months will interact in strong and aggressive cease/search and operation Present Your Automobile Particulars, “This operation is focused at unregistered automobiles that are getting used as a conduit pipe to commit heinous crimes within the state,” he said.