A previous board individual from the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, FNPH, Princess Filia Henshaw, an Igbo agent, Chief Odinka, CEO Odinka Electrical and Electronics and four others were purportedly kidnapped in Calabar, Cross River State.
The casualties were kidnapped over the most recent couple of weeks in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic and incomplete lockdown in the State.
Boss Odinka, who is in his 70s and an asthmatic patient, was gotten from his shop on Friday at Target Street Calabar South LGA at around 8 p.m.
Tribunepoint Weekly assembled that in the midst of the dread of COVID-19 just as fractional lockdown, at least five Igbo specialists/ladies have been captured in the state while Princess Henshaw was kidnapped late Sunday night from her living arrangement by shooters close to Hawkins Street in Calabar South LGA.
A relative, who argued secrecy, stated: “The shooters came inside the compound while the generator was on, their first move was to kill the generator to bait us outside.
“The second I made the way for check what occurred, I was mercilessly assaulted by two shooters while others were holding up outside.
“Promptly, Mma (Filia) heard the battles among me and the shooters, she progressed outside, that was the point at which she was requested quietly to a holding up vehicle by the shooters and was whisked away,” he said.
Our journalist accumulated that separated from Chief Odinka, an IT specialist and more youthful sibling to CEO of Andy Systems was likewise discharged as of late in the wake of leaving behind enormous whole of cash including one Chidozie who imports garments was kidnapped along Etta Agbor.
A source, who argued namelessness, told newsmen that another business tycoon paid 7 million naira while a female drug specialist at Orok intersection paid around 1 million naira before she was discharged as well.
The source stated: “Around four Igbo individuals have been captured in the midst of the spread of the pandemic and you can envision paying a large number of naira to hoodlums at this crucial time.
“The circumstance is truly deteriorating and we are speaking to Governor Ben Shade to support us, our kin are losing cash to these hoodlums,” he weeped over.
In the mean time, when newsmen reached, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, she affirmed the episodes and said there were on the circumstance.
“We know about the episodes and we are taking a shot at it, we are exploring the snatching of a representative at Target and Princess Henshaw and we will get to the foundation of the issue.
“We additionally gained ground at the end of the week as we protected another agent who was hijacked in Akampka LGA, we are not laying on our paddles, we are coordinating our words with activity by ensuring we free the condition of every criminal component.
“The general population ought to be have confidence that our men are on ground both uniform and regular clothes, we are working nonstop to guarantee the wellbeing of the individuals even at this crucial time that COVID-19 is by all accounts the topic, we are at alert,” she guaranteed.