KIDNAP: Police Arrest 1 Suspect In Calabar, Beg For More Vehicles

In Breaking News, Crime, News

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

The Cross River State Command of the Nigerian Police Force is seeking for more vehicles to patrol the state as the capital city of Calabar has been hit by a wave of kidnappings.

The command’s spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, told Vanguard Newspapers that the command is trying its best but needs the assistance of the public.

She disclosed that the Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad (ACKS) of the Command has arrested one out of a 30-man kidnapping gang that was involved in the abduction and subsequent release of Sunday Adeniran, a clergyman with the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

The suspect is Felix Etim, 26.

“He belongs to a 30-man gang that has been terrorizing residents of 8 miles ,and we arrested him in the early hours of today (yesterday) while we are on the trail of others involved in the kidnap of Pastor Sunday Adeniran and the teacher.

“We have a big challenge, which is lack of vehicles. In spite of that, we are still making progress with the little we are given, I won’t fail to appeal to the public to assist by always giving us useful information always.

“We commend the efforts of SP Abdul Awodi, Commander of the Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad for their apt response which is yielding result every day,” she said.

Felix, also known as ‘Mboto’ was arrested at about 4:30AM on Tuesday after a gun duel with men of the ACKS. His colleagues fled, leaving him behind, after he sustained an ankle injury from a gun shot.

He is said to have confessed to kidnapping Adeniran and a female teacher last Saturday. “He also revealed that they abducted one Ogwa Samuel Godwin on September 29, 2021 at Integro, 8 miles,” a source was quoted as saying.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

Organizers Aim For Unity As 2nd Ikpakapit Football Tourney Kicks Off in Ugep

By Ogar Monday Organizers of the annual Ikpakapit Football Tournament have revealed that they hope that the tournament unites


Be Of Good Cheer During The Yuletide Period – Cross River Police Command Tell Cross Riverians

By Patrick Obia As the festive season rolls, the Cross River State Command of the Nigerian Police force has


Senate Presidency For Campaign In Cross River… BY AGBA JALINGO

I have never been in power before. But watching from ‘out of power’, like fans in the stands, affords


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now