Uyo – A police corporal, the victim, and two kidnappers were killed in a rescue operation to save the victim who was kidnapped three weeks ago, AllAfrica reports.
Usen Ekene, the former Chairman of Ikot Ekpene Local Government Council, was kidnapped at Nyara Enyin Ntonguno in Ikot Ekpene. The kidnappers demanded N50 million as ransom from the victim’s family.
When they villagers spotted where the kidnappers were housing Ekene, they alerted the police. The police stormed the kidnappers’ den which resulted in an altercation where two kidnappers, a police corporal and Ekene were killed.
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