Nigerian Teen Fakes Kidnap With Friends, Demands N2m Ransom From Parents

A lot of people have expressed shock following the increase in the number of unimaginable fraudulent means that young people adopt nowadays to make wealth. Apart from the various cases of money rituals and Cyber related frauds, other young people have taken it upon themselves to be rich either by hook or by crook. The scenarios often lead to a regrettable end, though a lot wouldn’t listen.

The Delta State Police Command has disclosed that it has arrested a teenager who faked his kidnap with his friends and demanded the sum of N2m from his parents as ransom.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe, made this known in a series of tweets on Friday. PUNCH

He said, “The suspect, Ade Segun, planned his own kidnapped alongside two of his friends, Precious and Nonso, called Ade’s parents, and demanded the sum of N2,000,000.

“The parents reported at the police station in Warri, where a woman police played along, pretending to pay the ransom money.

“When the undercover policemen got to the location, they laid ambush and one of them precious came to pick up 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.”


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