Police operatives in Ekiti State, have arrested a housewife, Sule Nana, for faking her own kidnap in order to get a sum of N50,000 from her husband.
The spokesperson of the command, ASP Sunday Abutu, paraded her alongside other suspects on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti, revealing that the suspect was arrested after thorough and intensive investigation.
Abutu stated that on 20th November, 2021, RRS operatives got a distress call from Nana that she was kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Ifaki-Oye-Ekiti road.
According to the suspect, she needed the money and she had no option than to plan an abduction to receive the money from her husband.
However, she was arrested after RRS Operatives caught her hiding along lfaki/Oye-Ekiti road.
“I needed some money but I could not see any helper and I decided to plan my abduction where I will collect ransom. I called my husband to demand N50,000 ransom and in the process, I was arrested.” Nana said.