Just In: Drugs Peddlers On The Run As Cross River Security Operatives Begins Bursting Of Hideouts

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In a bid to comply with the directives of His Excellency, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River State for  zero crime and criminal activities in the State with the mandate to security department, the State Security Adviser in collaboration with the Nigerian Police Force had begun an aggressive manhunt for criminal elements within the State.

Today, in a joint operation by the State Security Adviser and selected appointees of the governor, bursted several drug hideouts within Calabar South and Calabar Municipality respectively.

Most notoriously is an outlet said to be under operation in Calabar South Local Government Area by one of those declared wanted by the state security department for CULTISM, kidnapping, drugs and other criminal activities within the State.

Items recovered from the various operation sites are hard substances proscribed by the Federal Government, human skulls, weapons of various degrees.

As at the time of this report, several arrest were made and suspects remanded at the Nigerian Police Anti-Cultism unit for questioning and further investigation.

Mr Ani Esin who spoke to newsmen onbehalf of the Security team had assured that in no distant time, all culprits of crime, civil violence and anti social acts will be brought to book to restored the dignity of the city.

His words “we are not relenting in our efforts to zero crime within the State with a strong backing of His Excellency, the Governor who had given us a clear mandate with sufficient apparatus to clampdown and push every criminal elements out of our place.

“Although we are under immense pressure but we won’t compromise.
We already have a good number of those declared wanted in our net and the police is currently carrying out investigations. It is just a matter of time before we get hold of others”



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