Posted by News Express | 27 December 2016 | 1,406 times
The Delta State Police Command has paraded one Justice Ifeanyi, aged 21 years, allegedly for planning to kidnap himself with intent to extort money from his uncle.
According to the police, it was revealed that Ifeanyi planned his own kidnap and made a ransom demand of four million naira to secure his release.
The suspect confessed to the crime when he was recently paraded at the state police headquarters in Asaba with suspects involved in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and homicide.
He said: “I left Rivers for Delta state to plan my kidnap so that I can collect money from my uncle to complete my father’s house in the village.
“The gang began to threaten me when my uncle refused to pay the ransom so I had to run away.”
The Police also apprehended a 39-year-old man who was caught in the act of packaging adulterated alcoholic drinks for sale to the public.
The suspect whom the Police said has already been charged to court, is identified as Ugochukwu Alozie aged 39 years.
He had in his possession, bottles, cartons, labels of expensive brands of hot alcoholic drinks.
A total of 14 cases were recorded and 44 suspect arrested. Items recovered include guns, live ammunition and cartridges, vehicles, adulterated hot drinks amongst others.
•Adapted from a Channels TV report.
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