Royal Father’s Wife’s Kidnap: Commissioner of Police Orders Relocation of Anti-Kidnapping Unit to Etim Ekpo

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CP Zubairu Muazu

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the immediate relocation of the operational headquarters of the anti-Kidnapping unit of the police command to Etim Ekpo local government area of the state.

This is in response to the abduction of wife of the Clan Head of Obong, in Etim Ekpo LGA. On 22/10/2017. The victim, Mrs. Naomi Tuesday Jumbo was abducted by some hoodlums, numbering about eight, while driving to their palace at Ibio Edem Urua Village from a neighboring village where they usually spend the night with the Clan Head.

The Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, CP Zubairu Muazu visited the Clan Head in his palace, where he got first-hand information of the incident and ordered the immediate deployment of a team of Special Anti-kidnapping detectives to the area. Four suspects namely; Enobong Friday Nwankwo, Kufre Dick Obot, Teneime Solomon Udo and Inimeno Nkereuwem Inokon all of Nkporikpo village and Ibio Edem Urua villages respectively, were arrested.

Effort is being intensified to rescue the victim and apprehend the remaining suspects, a release from the command’s public relations officer read.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police has ordered the temporary relocation of the Operation’s Headquarters of the Command’s Anti-kidnapping Squad to Etim Ekpo, to tackle the menace of kidnapping and cultism in the area.

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