Cross River: Wanted kidnap kingpin arrested in Calabar
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on March 1, 2023
The Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad (ACKS) of the Police Command in Cross River has arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin, three years after he was declared wanted.
The SP Ogini Chukwuma led ACKS, acting through intelligence, had stormed the hideout of the kingpin, Kufre Etim, also called Romance, where he allegedly opened fire on sighting the team.
He was injured in the gun duel with the police and was subsequently arrested.
While he was arrested, other members of the gang escaped with various injuries.
The state Commissioner of Police, Sule Balarabe, described his arrest as a victory for the police and the people of Cross River.