Four Foreign Nationals Kidnapped, Policeman Killed Overnight In Cross River

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By Jeremiah Archibong

The Police authority in Cross River State has confirmed the kidnap of four Chinese citizens in Akamkpa LGA.

The State Command Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo on phone with this reporter after confirming the kidnap of Kan Jinxi, Hujinchang, Jiang Jijun and Cheng Qing, Ugbo said the Police is still gathering information about the circumstances surrounding the kidnap.

She further confirmed that Sgt. Ifere Sampson, one of the guards in the company was shot in the process but didn’t state if he’s dead as sources say.

The incident CrossRiverWatch investigation revealed took place at the premises of Danatrite Construction Company in Oban, Akamkpa LGA, when armed gunmen stormed the company at night.

In a related development, one Mrs. Udosen whose husband was kidnapped and killed 2018 in Calabar was kidnapped yesterday night in Calabar South.

Details of both incidents are still sketchy but the Police authority in the State told CrossRiverWatch that they are already on the trail of the kidnappers.

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