A woman identified as Sule Nana has been arrested by the Police in Ekiti State for faking her Kidnap just to get money from her husband.
ASP Sunday Abutu, spokesperson person of the police command paraded her and other suspects on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital as he added that the suspects were arrested by men of the Rapid Respond Squad after an intensive Investigation.
He explained that the RRS operative on 20th November 2021 got a distress call from Nana complaining she was kidnapped by some unknown gunmen.
He said, ““On 20/11/2021 at about 1030hrs, a distress call was received from one *Sule Nana* ‘f’ that she was kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Ifaki/Oye-Ekiti road alongside other passengers,” Abutu stated.
“She called her husband that the kidnappers were demanding for a sum of fifty thousand naira (#50,000:00) ransom before she could be released. The RRS Operatives, upon the receipt of the complaint, swung into action by combing the bush along Ifaki/Oye-Ekiti before it was later discovered that Sule Nana kidnapped herself to get money from her relatives. She has confessed to the commission of the crime”
Sule Nana however defended that she decided to plan her own kidnap in other to take money from her husband and relatives.
In her words, “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”