A divorced mother of three has been arrested after she allegedly master I did her own kidnap through the aid of her boyfriend in Abriba-Ohafia, Abia State.
Chizoba Ogbonna,36, and her 30-year-old boyfriend, Joseph Ezema and a mutual friend, Uche Anthony, all colluded to fake the kidnap.
The three of them were all arrested following a report from one Stanley Ogbonna that his sister, Chizoba, a graduate of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, was kidnapped.
Reports say the suspects demanded N2million as ransom. They had already received N500,000 before IRT operatives cornered them.
The mother of three staged the kidnap so as to get out money from her relatives and use it to travel out of the country, with her boyfriend, a dropout whom she met on Facebook in 2018.
This is on the hills of a 300 level student of the Oduduwa University, Ile Ife, Osun State , who was caught after she staged her own abduction with her boyfriend.
The lady identified as faith colluded with her boyfriend to scam her adoptive mother of N14m.
According to reports, the money had already been paid before the bubble was burst when the said boyfriend went to a herbalist, allegedly, to use Faith for rituals, but the man reported to the police and the boy was arrested.
It was after the arrest that the suspect confessed to the fake kidnapping, prompting Faith’s adoptive mother to storm the school, today, to get her arrested also.
It was gathered that the lady took the suspect as her child after she lost her mom. Investigation also revealed that she has already given her school fees to the said boyfriend.