Photos From Scene Where Governor’s Aide Was Kidnapped By Gunmen In Calabar.

March 12, 2019
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It was earlier reported that the Cross River Security Adviser in charge of the southern district of the state, Mr Ani Esin, was abducted by unknown gunmen in his residence in the early house of Tuesday in Calabar, the state capital.

The kidnap attempt was foiled by the police after the governor’s aide was manhandled by the kidnappers before he was dragged away in one his vehicles.

It was gathered that one of the suspected kidnappers died while trying to escape in one of the vehicle’s removed from Esin’s house after they were given a hot chase by a police team led by Police Commissioner, Austin Agbonlahor.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, the vehicle the kidnappers were making away in crashed. However,  as they were fleeing, one of the kidnappers died in the accident.

According to the PPRO, the other suspects escaped into a nearby bush with gunshot wounds.

Ugbo said Esin was retrieved and is responding to treatment in an undisclosed hospital.

Watch the video below.

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