Teenage Undergraduate, Others Arrested Over Fake Abduction Deal
EMERGENCY DIGEST- Police in Ekiti State have arrested a teenage undergraduate for allegedly arranged her own abduction .
The statement made available to newsmen by the Public Public Relations, Sunday Abutu said the suspect, Sukuka Abimbola said to be an undergraduate conceived with her boyfriend, one Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide,25 and two others.
The suspects would be charged to court for conspiracy and self-kidnapping.
The statement added that the suspect upon her arrest confessed to the crime ,citing family pressure as reason.
“Recall that on the 16/06/2021 at about 1140hrs, one Bolaji Femi of Bawa Estate, Ado-Ekiti, came to New Iyin Divisional Police Headquarters and reported that her sister, one Suluka Abimbola left home for School at Christ School, Ado-Ekiti, on 15/06/2021 and did not return home.
“During interrogation, Suluka Abimbola confessed to the commission of the crime as well as Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide and Adefolaju Caleb. Suluka Abimbola said she decided to conspire with the other suspects to do that in order for her to raise money from her family members to enable her relocate from Ekiti State since her Mother insisted that she goes through medical field as against her dream of becoming an Actress.”
“She further narrated that when Suluka Abimbola’s GSM number was called, an unknown person picked and confirmed that Suluka Abimbola was in their custody but would not be released until a ransom of five hundred thousand naira(#500,000:00) is paid to a particular Union Bank Account belonging to one Adisa Damilola” ,the statement reads in part .
“The case was immediately transferred to the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the State CID where the owner of the account, one ADISA DAMILOLA ‘f’ who is also a friend to Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide, was tracked and arrested. Adisa Damilola led the Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit to Alex Grace Hotel, along Housing, Ado-Ekiti, where Suluka Abimbola and her boyfriend, Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide, alongside one other accomplice, ADEFOLAJU CALEB ‘m’ 23, were lodging and were arrested”, it added.