The Cross River Police Commissioner, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, has said 40 kidnappers were arrested between last February and December.
The Police boss stated this while addressing press men at the police Headquarters in the state.
According to him, 528 suspects were arrested for various offences and 234 firearms were recovered.
“The year 2018 has come with another success story as a landmark in the command’s effort to maintain peace and order, protect lives and property and prevention of crime.
“I want to state categorically that the command is determined more than ever to surmount all forms of criminalities, bust criminal hideouts and expose all criminal elements operating within the state,” he said.