Two Kidnapped Medical Doctors, Others Rescued in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command rescued two medical doctors, a Chief Superintendent of customs, a deputy route Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, as well as two other persons in the early hours of Tuesday.

The six victims Chief Superintendent of Customs, Ekok Emmanuel Agbor, Dr. Omini Itam, Dr. Egon Ekpo Etim, Deputy Route Commander FRSC, and two others, were rescued by the tactical teams on Anti Kidnapping in Cross River state.

It was gathered that the six victims were released unharmed around Uyanga rubber plantations in Akampka LGA of Cross River state by their abductors.

Confirming the release, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo said it rescued six persons including two medical doctors.

Also, the Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Cross River State, Dr. Felix Archibong according to Vanguard, confirmed that the two doctors have also been released as he spoke with both of them in the early hours of Tuesday.

“I spoke with two of my members, Dr. Omini and Dr. Egon, they have been released, they were released at about 2: 00 am on Tuesday.”

He commended Governor Ben Ayade for the swift response and also security agencies including the Police, Army, and the other sister agencies for a job well done.

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