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Police rescue kidnap victim from shrine in Akwa Ibom

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Akwa Ibom state police command said he had rescued a doctor Sylvanus Udofa from his captors who put him in a sanctuary in the Abak local government zone of the current state when his ransom was paid.

The state police commissioner, CP Ahmed Zaki, who turned to the press on Tuesday through public relations officer, SP, Macdon Ogbeche at the headquarters of the Ikot-Akpanabia command, Uyo, said a gang of kidnappers Five men kidnapped, Dr. Udofa, held him in a shrine in Abak and asked for a sum of three hundred thousand Naira or risk being killed.

According to him, “on 7/11/2019, around 9:15 am, according to intelligence, a combined group of agents from the EtimEkpo / Abak Division broke into a shrine in Abak and arrested an Imo Udoh, Uko Emma on Monday Udo Isaiah Ufia and Edonma Ekong, every man who kidnapped a 57-year-old Sylvanus Udofa ‘in a sanctuary and asked him to pay three hundred thousand Naira for ransom or to kill him, the victim. ”

Zaki also said that his men broke into a hideout in Ikot Akpan village in Ikono and repressed a boy by robbing a union, namely Julius Sunday, Udeme Asuquo, Ubong Uwa, all the men who broke into the home of Hannah EKong and kidnapped her two children aged three and four. .

The commissioner said the suspects sold these children to Aba trade unions / traffickers in the state of Abia, and added that when they were arrested they confessed to being involved in kidnapping children in the village since last year.

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He also said that the intelligence command arrested Esit Eket’s Monday “F”, which robbed a 7-year-old Blessed Willy and held him in Iwuoachang village in the local Ibeno government. He said the suspect confessed to the crime and took the officers to where the victim recovered.

The police chief also revealed that ten known armed robbery suspects specialized in the robbery of supermarkets and pharmaceutical stores in the metropolis of Uyo were arrested.

Remember that the residents of Uyo and the surrounding areas were alarmed by the cases of serial theft in Uyo supermarkets and pharmacy stores.

“Through intelligence, SARS agents arrested the gang known for stealing supermarkets and pharmaceutical stores. The gang that stole an Akpan winner on Ikpa Road Uyo from his property was worth nine hundred and fifty thousand naira (N950,000) and a physical money of one million four hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N.450 million) was arrested. he said.

The commissioner also revealed that six transformer thieves were arrested and about thirteen converters held in the Ministry of Local Government and the main stolen business were recovered by them.

Zaki, who, however, claimed that all the suspects would be indicted in court, promised to work harder to disinfect the state of crime and crime and urged people to use direct command lines, 08039213071,08081388787 to call the police for a quick response to the crime. scenes