Following the order of his Excellency, Seen.Prof. Ben Ayade , Governor of Cross River State to zero crime and criminal activities in the state with a Stern mandate to the state security department, the state security advisers in collaboration with the Nigerian police force had begun an aggressive manhunt for criminal elements within the state.
Today, 15th June 2020, in a joint operations by the state security advisers and a few select of appointees in the state, the team has bursted several drug hideouts within Calabar south and Calabar Municipality.
Most notorious is an outlet said to be under operations 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.
BN Blog.com.ng gathered that items recovered from the various operation sites are hard substances proscribed by the federal government, human skulls and 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 on behalf 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.
He Said, “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 the sufficient apparatus to clampdown and push every criminal elements out of our place.
Although we are under immense pleasure but we won’t compromise”.
“we already have a good number of those declared wanted in our net and the police are currently carrying out their investigations. It is just a matter of time before we get hold of others he added.