Police rescue kidnapped Arthur Jarvis University student –


Cross River Police say they rescued the Arthur Jarvis University student, who was abducted by unidentified youths in the state’s Akpabuyo local government area.

The school located 18 kilometers from Calabar, the state capital, is the first private university in the state and almost finished its session before the ugly incident.

The rescue operation was carried out by a team of police following a directive from the state police commissioner, Aminu Alhassan.

According to a senior security source, the operation led the tactical unit to the Akpabuyo thugs’ hideout where the victim was rescued around 11pm on Thursday evening. The source further disclosed that some of the suspects were neutralized while one was arrested. The victim receives treatment.

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When contacted, state police public relations officer Irene Ugbo confirmed the rescue and described the feat as a laudable breakthrough.

“It’s true; a team of elite officers raked the streams of Akpabuyo and rescued the victim around 11 p.m. Thursday evening. It was based on the order of CP, Aminu Alhassan and we thank God that the student was rescued alive. She is recovering as she is also receiving treatment at this time.

“This is a serious warning that we will not tolerate any form of crime in any part of the state; no matter where they hide, we will always smoke them out, no matter how long it takes.

“Every kidnapper or criminal in the state must understand that we are bringing the fight to them, we are not going to allow any person or group to carry out nefarious activities in any part of Cross River State,” she said. warned.

When contacted, AJU Chancellor and Founder Arthur Jarvis Archibong thanked God for the safe return of his pupil while praising the police for a job well done.


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