Between Friday and Saturday last week, hoodlums and looters broke into over 35 government and private properties, looted several items and set some buildings ablaze.
Following this development, the governor of the state, Ben Ayade ordered the search for every looted item.
An eyewitness revealed that the search began at Anantigha, Calabar South local government area of the state and the security operatives were seen in two truckloads, Searching for looted items.
He said “Some unknown looters returned looted items (Chair, Laptop & Television) to the Street, no one picks them… Jungle race when the army drives near.”
Military patrol, searches & roadblocks are said to continue at order parts of Cross River-High Way, 8 miles, Marian, Akpabuyo, Odukpani etc.