Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Union within the Kaduna State Police have arrested a 39-year-old pastor for allegedly faking his kidnap.
This was confirmed in a press release issued by the spokesperson of the police within the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo, on Wednesday.
According to the assertion, the pastor, James Clement of Nasarawa Trikaniya of Chikun Local Government Area and one other suspect, George Otokpa have been arrested on January 27 for conspiring, and faking the kidnap and subsequently demanded a ransom of N500m from his household utilizing the second suspect because the negotiator.
The police spokesman additional defined that Clement was arrested at his hideout following a grievance made by two members of his household.
Both suspects are presently present process interrogation and in response to the police, will likely be charged to courtroom on completion of the investigation.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, has cautioned members of the general public towards such heartless and barbaric acts.
Muri gave an assurance that the Command will use the proof towards the suspects within the courtroom of legislation to function a deterrent to others.