Quick Intervention Squad Chase Thieves in Calabar South, One Caught

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Men of the Cross River State Quick Intervention Squad, QIS at about 3:13am this morning, 17/09/2013 chased and caught a thief with stolen materials.

A police source told CrossRiverWatch that, “we got a tip off from a resident who told us that there was robbery on-going at No. 5 Inyang Ekeng Street Calabar South”.

The source further revealed that the Police had to lay ambush at Hawkins road and its neighboring tracks and other strategic locations waiting for the right moment to strike.

“Some of my men went in through the front to discover that they were moving some valuable items out. On entering through the front their watch man was by a pillar towards the entrance of the house who greeted my first man with a machete strike that he defended but broke his touch light, quickly they ran. Immediately we in front followed up while our men at a strategic location behind the house also joined the hunt, at the end, one was apprehended.” the source said.

Another source disclosed to CrossRiverWatch that some of the recovered items from the one that was caught while trying to ferry them away through Government Primary School, Hawkins include a 14inch television, video CD/DVD player, electric iron amongst others.

The striking thing according to the same source is that the one caught was putting on only a pair of boxers and singlet.

While addressing some of the residents that came out to show their support at the wee hour, the leader of the team who did not want his name in the report told residents to “always sum up courage to watch well and give reliable information that will aid the police to respond swiftly”.

A resident Chief Effefiom Archibong commended their efforts and prayed for “more grease to their elbows”.

Another resident who pleaded anonymity said the QIS response was quick and commendable but called on the state government to work on the street lights at Hawkins road and Ewa Ekeng street respectively as they have not functioned for a week since installation over a year and half now.

The bugled flat is said to be an apartment belonging to Hope of Glory Foundation Mission, No. 1 Inyang Ekeng Street by Hawkins road adjacent to the robbed flat.

All attempts made to visit the owner of the foundation to ascertain the items made away with by the others that were not caught were unsuccessful.

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