Twenty-eight fishers and fish traders kidnapped by Sea pirates off the coast of Akwa Ibom State have been freed by the police. Following a police rescue, the anglers and traders were saved.
As the state’s police chief, Olatoye Durosinmi, has stated, he promised the people of Akwa Ibom state that he would work tirelessly to keep them secure before he was appointed. Upon hearing the news of the kidnapping, the commissioner dispatched his men to find the kidnappers.
In their own words, the traders described their experiences at the hands of the sea pirates. A fish trader’s wife informed the media that she and her companions were kidnapped and carried into a dense forest next to the sea. Kidnappers stole her money and cell phones, then stripped her naked to see if she had anything to hide from them.
They told her to get dressed after finding out they’d gathered everything she owned. Her fish business had borrowed the money she was robbed of, and she sobbed deeply after the occurrence. It’s been assured that the pirates will be apprehended and brought to justice by the authorities on the opposite side.