The Kwara State Police Command has arrested a 24-year-old lady, Medinat Ibrahim for faking her own kidnap and obtaining the sum of #250,000.00 from her father.
Police Public Relations Officer SP Ajayi Okasanmi disclosed this while parading the suspects before journalists at the State Command Headquarters in Ilorin, the State capital.
The Police image maker, SP Ajayi Okasanmi maintained that Medinat Ibrahim conspired with one Amudalat Wahab to arrange for her kidnap and a GTB bank account no: 0116404467 belonging to one Hammed Lekan was used to cash the ransom of 250,000.00 from her father’s account.
However, the suspect, Medinat Ibrahim who confessed to the crime noted that she devised to fake her kidnap in order to settle a debt and as a result of maltreatment from her stepmother.
All the suspects involved have been arrested and items recovered from them been marked as an exhibit under police investigations.