Cross River police rescue abducted female varsity student


    The Cross River State Police Command says it has rescued Miss Josephine Etim Edet, a student of Arthur Jarvis University who was kidnapped last Tuesday night on campus.

    According to a police situation report made available to journalists, Josephine was rescued from the kidnappers’ den by an Operation Sting team led by a Superintendent of Police simply called Hart.

    “They raided the hideout of the hoodlums in Akpabuyo creek and rescued the victim at the early 0112 hours of today.

    Two of the kidnappers were fatally degraded. One was arrested alive with serious injuries. The victim and injured felon are rushed to UNICAL Teaching Hospital for treatment,” the situation report stated.

    The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the rescue of the student.

    She said, “Our men have rescued the victim,” adding that the state Commissioner of Police, Aminu Alhassan, ordered the manhunt for the hoodlums and expressed gratitude to God that the victim was rescued alive.


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