Suspected kidnappers have abducted a pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Sunday Adeniran, and a female teacher in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
It was gathered that the duo was abducted from their residence at 8 miles, Ikot Eneobong Community, Hilltop Estate, in the outskirts of Calabar metropolis at about 1:30am on Saturday.
According to neighbours, the kidnappers gained entry into the apartment through the roof and whisked the abductees away.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the incident, said the police was on top of the matter, adding that the Anti-kidnapping and Cultism Squad was on the trail of the criminals.
“We are aware of the incident and the Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad, AKCS, has already swung into action and on the trail of the kidnappers. We want to assure the residents of the area to remain calm, we will smoke them out no matter what it takes, there is no space for criminality in any part of the state,” the PPRO said.