Man Kidnaps Self, Demands N60m From Sibling

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The police in Lagos have captured one Ufom Udoh for professedly arranging his kidnap in order to fleece his sibling.
The occurrence happened on July 3, at Liverpool, Apapa.

It was accumulated that one Victor Udoh, had detailed at the police summon that his younger brother was kidnapped by unknown persons.

As per the order’s representative, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the case was alluded to the counter capturing unit and they swung enthusiastically.

He said the unit followed all calls the complainant got on his telephone, adding that it prompted the capture of one Paul Okiemute, who detailed the case at Udoh’s work put.

Okiemute, after addressing admitted that Udoh arranged his own particular abduct to gather cash from his senior sibling because of his money related issues.

Famous-Cole said: “Udoh was not kidnapped. It was all planned. He staged his own kidnap so that his elder brother can pay ransom.”

The suspect said he made calls to the victim’s elder brother with an unknown number demanding a ransom of N60 million.

“Udoh was later picked up and he confessed to the crime. He said he had checked into a hotel at Iyana-Ipaja area on July 3, where he spent three nights without food and water.

“The suspect said he later trekked to Ifo area in Ogun state, only to return to Lagos looking frail for his story to look convincing,” said Famous-Cole.

Police spokesman said the Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, has directed that Udoh and his accomplice be charged to court to serve as deterrent to others likely to cause breach of peace.

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