Calm Returns To Calabar As Police Parade 46 Suspected kidnappers, Cultists, Robbers

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By CrossRiverWatch admin

Jimoh Ozi-Obeh
Jimoh Ozi-Obeh

Relative calm has returned to the Cross River state capital, Calabar after a week of gang violence and a harvest of deaths that saw over 20 killed within the period.

This is coming as the Police headquarters in Calabar, yesterday, paraded 46 persons over cult, kidnapping, murder and armed robbery related.

The new Commissioner of Police in charge of Cross River State Command, Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, while briefing newsmen in Calabar, said the suspects were arrested between 2 May – 14 June, 2016, in various locations across the state.

Ozi-Obeh, said some of the cult suspects, including one Felix Okon Etim, a member of Vikings confraternity, had confessed being initiated into the cult group in October, 2015.

The Commissioner disclosed that two of the murder suspects including Effanga Offiong and John Edet, were found in possession of dangerous weapons, and were apprehended after a tipoff to the Atakpa Divisional Police Officer.

Ozi-Obeh said all the suspects would be charged to court soon.

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