Police said emergency services were called at 8:30 am (0030 GMT) to a report that three people were injured inside a hotel room near Victoria Harbour.
Inuwa said the suspects were arrested by a team of policemen attached to the Operation Skolombo Special Task Force set up by the State Government to mop up street urchins and other criminals in Calabar.
He explained that the suspects allegedly conspired and abducted the victim at his residence at Mahucin Sarki quarters, after they learnt that he produced fake money.
Danmallam told the News Agency of Nigeria at the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission headquarters, Enugu that he was pleased with the security arrangement.
Asuquo Amba, the Police Commissioner in the state, told journalists in Yenagoa that some of the items recovered from the suspects included firearms, vehicles and cell phones.
The police had earlier warned against the protest
As a result, two of the suspected kidnappers were killed, while one Mustapha Sarkin Bindigan Gali, a member of Danga Security of Gali hamlet via Soro ward also sustained gunshot injury
In a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amarizu, the command said that the deceased, identified as Tobechukwu Okeke, was a final year student of Agriculture Economics and a native of Awgu in Enugu State
He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Sanusi Lemu, had undertaken an assessment tour of the area. Usman said: “The CP also accompanied the Kaduna State Deputy Governor to pay condolence visits to relatives of the deceased…