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13 Jul 2017

Man Abducts Self, Demands N60m‎ Ransom

The Police in Lagos on Thursday announced the arrest of a man who attempted to defraud his brother of N60m​illion​ by staging his own kidnap.

Lagos State Police Command​ spokesman​, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole,​ said o​n July 3, one Victor Udoh reported ​that ​his younger brother, Ufom Edet Udoh, was kidnapped by unknown persons at Liverpool in Apapa area​.

Famous-Cole ​recalled that men of the command’s Anti-Kidnapping Squad​ traced calls the complainant received on his phone​, which​ led to the arrest of one Paul Philips Okiemute, who reported the case at the workplace of the supposed victim.

“Okiemute, upon questioning, confessed that Udoh staged his own kidnap to collect money from his elder brother, to solve his financial problems.

“Udoh was not kidnapped at all. It was all a planned attempt to stage his own kidnap so that he can be paid N60m ransom by his elder brother.

“The suspect said he made calls to the victim’s elder brother with an unknown number, demanding a ransom of N60m. Ufom Edet Udoh was later picked up and he confessed to the crime.

“He confessed to having checked into a hotel at Iyana-Ipaja area on July 3, where he spent three nights without food and water, hoping to cash the money,’’ Famous-Cole said.

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, h​as ordered their ​arraignment in court​ ​to serve as a deterrent to others​.​

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