A standard ruler in Calabar South Native Authorities Space of Cross River Sate, His Royal Highness (HRH) Eteka Eyamba, 83, has been kidnapped.
The Monarch was kidnapped from his resident, Ibesikpo by Ambo Avenue on Monday at about 7pm by closely armed kidnappers who cordoned the whole space and shot sporadically.
The sufferer was efficiently kidnapped and brought away in a car to the creek, however they might not cross due to insufficient water within the creek. “There was no sufficient water to allow them to cross the sufferer to the opposite facet,” a supply hinted our correspondent.
An eyewitness who gave his title as Edet Udo stated that the second the sufferer was taken away, the youths mobilized themselves, chased the abductors with the backing of the operation Akpakwu, a joint safety outfit of Governor Ayade and rescued the sufferer on Tuesday morning.
“The sufferer was rescued this morning, Tuesday, when our youths and the safety operatives invaded the creek. We have been advised that one in all them was shot within the leg and his colleagues took him away and deserted the sufferer.
“The Monarch is a fortunate fellow. Assuming the water was a lot; he would have been shifted to the opposite facet. Our youths stated they’ve seen the place the place the abductors constructed their homes on the different facet of the creeks,” he alleged.
When DAILY POST contacted the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo, represented by her assistant, Igre Ewa, he stated that the sufferer was kidnapped on Monday however rescued this morning, Tuesday.
“It’s true that HRH Eteka was kidnapped yesterday, Monday, however was rescued early a part of this morning (Tuesday) by a joint crew of the safety operatives, Operation Akpakwu.
“The crew went there when a misery name was made to them. They cordoned off the place and as the results of the stress, the abductors took their wounded colleagues and ran away and left the sufferer. ”