The Cross River State police command, have launched a manhunt for the suspected killers of a robbery
suspect on Thursday morning at Ikot Ansa Bus Stop along the Murtala Muhammed Highway.
The victim was lynched by an angry mob.
The Cross River State Police Commissioner Abdulkadir Jimoh disclosed this in Calabar after the
suspected robber was lynched that investigation and manhunt have been launched to arrest the culprits.
The Commissioner in a text message said, “Unfortunate and sad. Calling a stakeholders meeting after
#EndSARS debacle. Meanwhile, police have launched serious investigation and manhunt for
the perpetrators.” It was gathered that there have been several cases of breaking into shops in
Ikot Ansa area where the mob action took place on Thursday.
Jimoh had warned against incessant cases of lynching of suspected robbers and kidnappers across
the state after three suspected kidnappers were beheaded and burnt recently.