Victim Rescued As Suspected Kidnapper Is Killed By Police In Cross River
Anti-kidnapping squad of the Nigeria Police has killed a suspected kidnapper in Okoyong in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State while two other suspects escaped.
The kidnapped victim, a woman (name withheld) was rescued.
It was revealed that one of the suspects used the phone of the victim to contact family members with a view to arranging for ransom.
The number was tracked and the caller invited to a particular spot where he was shot and taken to Okoyong. On sighting the Police and the suspect, others escaped through a bush track in the area.
It was gathered that some guns, charms and other items were recovered from the house while the victim was rescued. It was also gathered that, the suspects engaged the security agents in gun duel resulting to a serious injury on the part of the suspects.