From Ali Muhammad Rabiu
Kwara state Police command says it has arrested a twenty four year old Madinat Ibrahim who fake her own kidnapping and two other accomplice.
The state Commissioner of Police Muhammed Lawal- Bagega made the disclosure while parading the suspects at the Command’s Headquarter in Ilorin.
Represented by the spokesman of the command, Ajayi Okasanmi, the Commisssioner said the suspects will be charged for criminal conspiracy and kidnapping.
According to him, one Nurudeen Sholagberu reported the kidnap of Medinat Ibrahim at Oko -Olowo area of Ilorin through the Command’s emergency telephone line.
He said the newly constituted state anti-kidnapping team was directed to take over the investigations.
Lawal-Bagega explained that during investigations it was discovered that the said Medinat conspired with her sister Amudalat Wahab to arrange her kidnap.
He said a bank account belonging to one Hammed Lekan was used to cash the ransome of Two hundred and fifty thousand naira.
The Commisssioner noted that during interrogation the said Medinat Ibrahim confessed to have faked her own kidnap to enable her get money from her father.
He assured the determination of the Command to send away criminal elements from the state.