Abducted 24-yr-old law student rescued; kidnappers arrested in Calabar


A combined team of security operatives including the Police, Army and Air-force, have secured the release of the abducted 24-year-old law student in Calabar, Cross Rivers state.

Confirming the development to Newsmen, Monday in Calabar, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Irene Ugbo disclosed that two out of the five suspects were neutralised while the victim was rescued.

She said the girl, Deborah Effiom, who was abducted at her residence, 17 Joseph Mkpang street, Calabar municipality on August 31, at 17 Calabar Municipality Local government area was rescued following a series of intelligence gathering.

She disclosed that two of the five suspected kidnappers were killed during the rescue operation.

Ugbo further said that N5.5 million that was paid as ransom to secure her freedom was also recovered from the abductors who used a POS operator as their receiver.

Her words: “After they picked up the girl they took her to an unknown destination not knowing we were on their trail.

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