The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued a medical doctor, Dr Felix Expo, who was kidnapped on Tuesday, last week, by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko Macdon, made the disclosure in an interview with the newsmen on Thursday in Mkpat Enin, the headquarters of Mkpat Eninlocal government area.
Macdon said that the victim was rescued unhurt and had been reunited with his family.
“We remain resolute and on course as a command.
“We have never and will never rest on our oars in ensuring that the good people of this state live in a secure and peaceful environment.
“We are doing our best to be proactive to prevent acts of criminality in any form,’’ he said.
He further said that the command had commenced investigation into the kidnap and hoped to arrest and bring the perpetrators to book.
The doctor was reportedly kidnapped while on duty at the Cottage Hospital, Ikot Ekpaw, in the LGA.