- A businesswoman has been arrested for allegedly trying to obtain money from her husband to travel to the United States
- The woman was arrested alongside her alleged kidnappers
A woman in Oyo state has been arrested by the police after she faked her own kidnap in other to scare her husband into relocating to the United States.
According to the Oyo state commissioner of police, Abiodun Odude, the woman was arrested in on Friday, July 14.
It was gathered that the woman hired three people to carry out the fake kidnap, including her cousin.
The police arrested two of her conspirators, Kayode Adepoju and Olalekan Anafi.
Legit.ng gathered that the woman was kidnapped by her conspirators on July 4, around 7:45pm.
Few hours after the fake kidnap, they called for a ten million naira ransom and the husband immediately called the police to launch a manhunt for his wife.
The woman confessed that she lodged into an hotel after she was taken away from her residence.
She explained that she knew her husband did not have that amount of money but she wanted to scare him into moving to the US.
It was gathered that the husband was already working on relocating to the US with his family but the process was too slow for his wife so she decided to scare into a fast process.
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The couple have been married for six years and they have two children together.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng TV went to the street to ask people what should be done to notorious kidnapper Evans. Here is what they had to say: