Mob beheads, burns 3 suspected kidnappers in Cross River




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Police Commissioner Abdulkadir Jimoh

CALABAR – Three men suspected to be were caught and burnt alive in Akpabuyo, State.

The incident happened in the afternoon of .

According to eye witnesses, the suspected were reportedly at the verge of abducting a victim but the victim raised the alarm as they struggled.

The alarm attracted and passers-by in the area who pounced the trio with every available weapons, including planks and irons.

They seized the motorcycle they had, severed the heads of the three suspects and set them all ablaze.

is believed that most of the kidnapped victims are usually taken to Akpabuyo LGA.

has been the high side in the state in the last three years.

Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh, immediately issued a statement signed by PRO, Irene Ugbo condemning the act.

He warned the public to desist from jungle justice.

“By this announcement, the command of the public to always weigh their actions in line with the laws of the land. Perpetrators when apprehended will face the ,” he said. (Daily Trust)