A 20 year old lady identified as Tohebat Adebayo, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police command for allegedly arranging her own kidnap, planned with her boyfriend , Afolabi Ogunremi.
Tohebat’s parents had earlier reported her disappearance on September 27, 2017, to the police at Lafenwa Station, Abeokuta, that she had left the house for the market and did not return.
Her parents told the police that an unknown man called them on the telephone to inform them that he had abducted their daughter, and he demanded the sum of N200,000.
The Divisional Police Officer of Lafenwa station , Kayode Ayilara , and other detectives then commenced a manhunt for the kidnapper by tracking the telephone line.
The investigation led them to an abandoned house inside the Ibara GRA , Abeokuta, where Tohebat was hidden.
Tohebat’s boyfriend, Adebayo , who is the security man in the premises was arrested.
After interrogation, Adebayo confessed to being Tohebat’s boyfriend, saying they both arranged her kidnap in order to raise money for her forthcoming birthday.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has stated that the immediate transfer of the case to the Anti- kidnapping /Cultism unit of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department