Gunmen Kidnapped Monarch
A conventional ruler in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River Sate, His Royal Highness (HRH) Eteka Eyamba, 83, has been captured.
The Monarch was abducted from his inhabitant, Ibesikpo by Ambo Street on Monday at about 7pm by vigorously furnished hijackers who cordoned the whole zone and shot irregularly.
The casualty was effectively kidnapped and removed in a vehicle to the spring, however they couldn’t cross due to deficient water in the brook. “There was no sufficient water to empower them to cross the casualty to the opposite side,” a source indicated our reporter.
An observer who gave his name as Edet Udo said that the second the casualty was removed, the adolescents assembled themselves, pursued the criminals with the support of the activity Akpakwu, a joint security outfit of Governor Ayade and protected the casualty on Tuesday morning.
“The casualty was protected toward the beginning of today, Tuesday, when our young people and the security agents attacked the rivulet. We were informed that one of them was shot in the leg and his associates removed him and deserted the person in question.
“The Monarch is a fortunate individual. Accepting the water was a lot; he would have been moved to the opposite side. Our adolescents said they have seen where the criminals fabricated their homes at the opposite side of the rivers,”
At the point when Jalabase reached the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo, addressed by her associate, Igre Ewa, he said that the casualty was grabbed on Monday yet saved today, Tuesday.
“The facts confirm that HRH Eteka was abducted yesterday, Monday, however was safeguarded early piece of today (Tuesday) by a joint group of the security agents, Operation Akpakwu.
“The group went there when a trouble call was made to them. They cordoned off the spot and as the consequence of the pressing factor, the abductors took their injured associates and fled and left the person in question. “