The Delta State Police Command has arrested a boy, Ade Segun who planned his own kidnap alongside two of his friends namely Precious and Nonso.
Spokesman of the state police command, Bright Edafe disclosed this in a terse statement posted on his official Twitter handle on Friday evening.
Edafe said Precious and Nonso, called Ade’s parents, and demanded the sum of #2,000,000 as ransom.
According to him, the parents reported at the police station in Warri, where a woman police played along, pretending to pay the ransom money.
The police image maker further disclosed that “when the undercover policemen got to the location, they laid ambush and one of them precious came to pick the money.
“He was rounded up and arrested. He took them to the hideout where Ade and his other friend were arrested and confessed that it was all planned.”
The suspect, Ade Segun, planned his own kidnapped alongside two of his friends, Precious and Nonso, called Ade's parent, and demanded the sum of #2,000,000. The parent reported at the police station in Warri, where a woman police played along, pretending to pay the ransom money pic.twitter.com/CRVxLf2Jyz
— DSP Bright Edafe PPRO DELTA STATE (@Brightgoldenboy) May 12, 2023
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