19-year-old girl fakes kidnap to defraud father
By Patricia Uyeh
News report reveal that 19-year-old Dorcas Adilewa kidnapped herself to defraud her father, Taiwo Adilewa by collecting ransom from him. It was also gathered that the Lagos State Police Command Operatives arrested Dorcas for allegedly faking her kidnap to defraud her father. The police also arrested Dorcas’ friend, Ifeoluwa Ogunbanjo, for her alleged involvement in the fraud.
Dorcas was said to have conspired with Ogunbanjo to execute the scheme and allegedly demanded N600,000 ransom. The police said Taiwo had received a call from someone who told him that his daughter had been kidnapped and allegedly demanded the N600,000 for her release.
The police used technology to geo-locate the alleged kidnappers using the phone number and tracked them to 3 separate locations before nabbing the culprit who confessed to the crime.