How Police In Calabar Foiled Kidnap Of Lady, Parade 22 Suspects

In Breaking News, Crime, National News, Reports

By Jonathan Ugbal

The suspected criminals
The suspected criminals

The Police in Cross River State Wednesday in Calabar, paraded 22 suspects arrested on crimes ranging from gangstarism, abductions and several others.

A woman (names withheld), was also kidnapped Tuesday evening at School road in Satellite Town, Calabar but was later abandoned with in her vehicle by her abductors the Police also said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police administration in the command, DCP Tunde Gbolarumi told journalists in a press briefing that the 22 suspects paraded, comprised of gangsters, kidnappers, one chance syndicates and armed robbers.

Recovered weapons
Recovered weapons

DCP Gbolarumi said the kidnap was carried out by 4 armed men at the front of the lady’s gate with her relative left behind.

She was later abandoned in her car when it became clear to her abductors they was no way out for them, the Police said.

She has been reunited with her family and investigations are ongoing the Police added.

When asked whether the lady has any connection with retired AIG Joseph Mbu, DCP Gbolarumi played down the issue referring to her name, Homer Awutaya which bears no semblance to the controversial Police officer’s wife.

DCP Tunde Gbolarumi addressing journalists
DCP Tunde Gbolarumi addressing journalists

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