81-year-old rescued from kidnappers in Calabar


By Nsa Gill, Calabar

An 81-year-old community chief in Calabar South council area in Cross River State, Muri Bassey Iyamba kidnapped on Monday night from his residence has been rescued within hours of the incident.

Commissioner of Police Sikiru Akande confirmed the rescue, saying the incident has given them a platform to prove that they can react promptly and swiftly too during emergencies.

The 81-year-old was whisked away from his house by Idang in Calabar on Monday night.

Iyamba said his abductors made him trek for about two miles in the dead of night as they marched him deep into the creeks.



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