By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Tohebat Adebayo ‘F’ 20yrs for simulating her own kidnap in connivance with her boyfriend Afolabi Ogunremi m’ 30yrs.
The so-called Tohebat was reported to have been kidnapped on the 27th of September at Lafenwa Police Station by her parents.
They complaint that the girl left home to Lafenwa market but did not return home only for them to be called on phone by an unknown man who informed them that their daughter has been kidnapped.
The so-called kidnapper then demanded the sum of N200,000 as ransom.
Upon the report, the DPO CSP kayode Ayilara led his detectives on a technical investigation of the case which led them to an abandoned house inside the GRA where the girl was being kept.
The discovery led to the arrest of Adebayo who happened to be the security man in the house.
On interrogation, Adebayo claimed to be the boyfriend of the girl and that they both planned to simulate her kidnap in order to raise money for her forthcoming Birthday from the parents.
The Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the anti kidnapping and cultists unit of criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.
The CP also advised parents to train their children properly so that they will not become an embarrassment to them later.