Residents of Ikot Effio Okon Etim in Akpabuyo local government area of Cross River State have burnt three suspected abductors to death on Saturday.
The incident was confirmed,and condemned by the states’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, in a press release titled Jungle Justice and its implications.
He disclosed,” The Commissioner wishes to state unequivocally that no single person or group of persons has the right to maim or take the life of another person irrespective of the offence committed”
“Consequently, the ugly incident which occurred early hours of Saturday, 17th October at Akpabuyo local government area where three suspected criminals were allegedly set ablaze is barbaric and strongly condemned.
“By this announcement, the Command warns members of the public to always weigh their actions in line with laws of the land. He added that perpetrators, when apprehended, will face the law” revealed Ugbo in the statement.