Akwa Ibom Police Command, South south Nigeria has confirmed the arrest of four suspected kidnappers and two notorious cultists terrorizing Eket Local Government Area and its environs in the area on Monday. DSP Odiko MacDon, the State Police Public Relations Officer disclosed this in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. MacDon said that investigation was ongoing on the matter and that the suspected were arrested between last week and Dec. 31.
He said, “There was an attempted kidnap in Eket sometimes last week, and the victim luckily escaped and four suspects have been arrested and presently in police custody. The story making the rounds is true, investigations are still ongoing to ascertain the extent of their culpability, but they were found with the kidnapped materials.”
Also speaking, a source who claimed anonymity said that the suspected kidnappers abducted their victim at Mountain of fire road in Eket, while the two notorious cultists were apprehended by some youth after they had beaten up their victim on Sunday and collect his phone along hospital road in Ikot Ebok community in Eket.
The cult kingpins named Jonny Monday alias ‘Fuck no pay’ and Victor Udosen, ‘Lords’, was apprehended along hospital road and handed over to the police in Eket.
He said, “The suspected cultists were beaten up by some youths at hospital road and in the process; one suspected cultist gun fell off his hand. The youths held and beat them and quickly informed the police who arrested them and took them to Eket Police Headquarters.