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How Teenager Faked His Kidnap, Squandered N700k Ransom In Delta | READ MORE

A 17 years old has been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command, for faking his kidnap and collecting ransom in the Agbor Area of the state.

Parading the suspect on Thursday alongside 11 others arrested for various crimes, the state Commissioner of Police, Abaniwonda Olufemi, said;

“On March 20, 2024, the DPO Agbor Division received a complaint on the suspected kidnap of a 17-year-old boy (name withheld) in Okhumera quarter, Agbor-Obi

“The suspect forwarded a voice note to his sister stating that he had been kidnapped and that the kidnappers were demanding N1m.

 

“The DPO swung into action, acting on a technically generated intelligence, and arrested three suspects.

“Investigation revealed that the 17-year-old connived with his friends and faked his kidnapping.

“Before they were arrested, they had already collected a ransom of N700,000 and had squandered the money. Investigation is ongoing.”

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