Man arrested for allegedly kidnaping father, collecting N2.5m ransom

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Ilorin, Jan. 7, 2023 – The Kwara State Police Command said it had arrested a suspected kidnapper, Issa Naigheti, for allegedly kidnapping his father, Bature Naigboho, in Igboho in Orelope Local Government Area of Oyo State.

The suspect, together with his collaborators, was alleged to have collected N2.5 million ransom before his father was released.

The command said in a statement on Friday that members of its anti-kidnapping team “arrested one Issa Naigheti “m” on 4/1/2023 around Kambi area of Ilorin while on the trail of suspected kidnappers.

“He confessed under interrogation to having conspired with two others to kidnap his father, one Bature Naigboho “m,” in Igboho/Igbeti area of Oyo State, and the sum of N2.5 million was collected as ransom.

“Efforts are ongoing to arrest his other accomplices, and the case would be transferred to Oyo State, the venue of the crime,” the statement read.

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