Navy hands over suspected militants’ paramedic to DSS


Published on November 17, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

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DSS operatives

The Nigerian Navy has arrested Mr Augustine Effiong, a suspect who specialises in providing medical services to injured militants in the creeks of Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River.

Briefing newsmen on Thursday in Calabar, Commodore Obed Ngalabak, Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship Victory (NNS-V), said the suspect was arrested on Oct. 26, 2016 at Nakanda-Idebe area in Bakassi local government.

Ngalabak handed over the suspect to Cross River State Director of Department of State Service (DSS).

He said that the hand over was in compliance with the directive issued by Rear Adm. James Oluwole, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command.

He said that the operation that led to the arrest of the suspect was carried out by men of the Nigerian Navy Special Forces attached to the NNS-V.

“On the 26…

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