The Police in Cross River State says it has rescued a student of Arthur Jarvis University, Miss Josephine Edet, who was kidnapped last Tuesday on campus.
According to a police situation report made available to journalists, Edet was rescued from the den of the kidnappers by an Operation Sting team led by a Superintendent of Police simply called Hart.
The report indicated that the team raided the hoodlums’ hideout in Akpabuyo creek and rescued the victim in the early hours of Friday.
The report stated, “Two of the kidnappers were fatally degraded. One was arrested alive with serious injuries. Victim and injured felon are rushed to the UNICAL Teaching Hospital for treatment.’
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The state police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the development.
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.