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PIRATES, TEN KIDNAPPERS ARRESTED IN CALABAR

Operatives of the Sector 4 Land Components, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) of the Nigerian Army in Eburutu Barracks, Calabar, have arrested ten kidnappers and pirates during a series of operations in the State.


As gathered, some of the suspects are ex-convicts, while others had been on the wanted list of security operatives in the State.


Commander of the Sector 4 OPDS and Component Operations Delta Safe, Col. Omobo Idoniboye-Obu, who confirmed the development, said the arrest was done recently by the army to keep the state safe.


He said some items and cash were recovered from the suspects including; N4m, two pump action guns, one Barrett pistol, 10 Cartridges, six 9mm Ammo and N2m.


Among the suspected kidnappers and armed robbery suspects were Ita Oku Ndiyo, 27, 32-year-old Atuo Kenneth Martins, 28-year-old Bassey Effiom Okon, 33-year-old Idang Anwakang and several others, who robbed Mr. Jan and Mr. Bobby (Cameroonians) on October 9 and 20, in Ikom LGA of the state.


The suspects and the items recovered were handed over to DSP Ime Uyanga, who represented the State‚Äôs Commissioner of Police, while the truck was handed over to Mr. Victor Edet Ikang on behalf of the EFCC. 


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