Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta

The Police in Ogun State have arrested a 17-year outdated woman, Seun Adekunle, of 32, Agura street, Abeokuta and her boyfriend, Basit Olasunkanmi, 25, of 4, Ogun Radio, Abeokuta, in Ogun State, for faking the kidnap of the woman.

The 2 lovers have been arrested following a report by the mom of the woman, Bukky Adekunle, who reported on the Enugada Police Division on June 4, that, she despatched her daughter to Lafenwa market to purchase some objects since June 1 and she or he had not but returned.

The girl disclosed that she obtained a name from somebody two days later, claiming to have kidnapped the woman whereas demanding N500,000 as ransom if she needed to see her daughter alive.

The caller additionally warned her in opposition to reporting the kidnapping to the police if she nonetheless wanted her daughter.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed this in a launch on Friday, mentioned the Divisional Police Officer for Enugada Division, Baba Hamzat, led detectives on technical and intelligence investigation and the end result led the group to the hideout of the woman and her boyfriend.

They have been caught hibernating, but passing themselves off as victims of abduction. They have been promptly arrested.

Opeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), acknowledged that the boyfriend who’s a butcher lured the woman into the faux kidnap plot on the premise that he needed to make use of the anticipated ransom to type out an undisclosed monetary obligation.

In line with Opeyemi, the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division(SCIID) for additional investigation and prosecution.

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