One Mrs Yemi Samuel has confessed that she arranged her own kidnap in order to raise money from family members to assist her husband raise money to start a business.The suspect claimed that her husband is a pensioner in Kogi state and has not received his pensions for many years now, making life difficult for them. .
She added that family members who are financially bouyant have also refused to help them, hence the reason for her arranged kidnapped. .
In an interview with newsmen, she said: “I know I am guilty but I saw it as the only way to get money since I couldn’t secure job as a graduate of mathematics from UNIAB.”
The Kwara State commissioner of police, CP Kayode Egbetokun, said the suspect was arrested at Kulende, Sango, Ilorin, after she demanded for N5,000,000. .
“She reduced the money to N1,000,000. Effort was intensified and N500,000 was arranged by her husband, as well as family and well wishers. .
She directed them to take the money to Iluke town but she was arrested before the transaction could be effected. She would be arraigned in court soon,” the CP said.