The Ekiti State Police Command, on Saturday, has arrested a 16-year- old girl, Suluka Abimbola alongside her boyfriend, Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide who is twenty five years old, for conspiracy and self-kidnapping.
The Public Relations Officer, Ekiti state Police Command, ASP Sunday Abutu in a statement in Ado-Ekiti said one Bolaji Femi of Bawa Estate, Ado-Ekiti, came to New Iyin Divisional Police Headquarters on Wednesday, (16/06/2021) to report that her sister, Suluka Abimbola left home for School at Christ School, Ado-Ekiti, on 15/06/2021 and did not return home.
“She further narrated that when Suluka Abimbola’s phone number was called, an unknown person picked and confirmed that Suluka Abimbola was in their custody but would not be released until a ransom of five hundred thousand naira(#500,000) is paid to a particular Union Bank Account belonging to one Adisa Damilola.
According to Abutu, “the case was immediately transferred to the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the State CID where the owner of the account, one ADISA DAMILOLA who is also a friend to Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide was tracked and arrested. Adisa Damilola led the Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit to Alex Grace Hotel, along Housing, Ado-Ekiti, where Suluka Abimbola and her boyfriend, Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide, alongside one other accomplice, Adefolaju Caleb were lodging and were arrested”.
The PPRO said during interrogation, Suluka Abimbola confessed to the commission of the crime as well as Oluwaseun Daniel Olajide and Adefolaju Caleb.
“Suluka Abimbola said she decided to conspire with the other suspects to do that in order for her to raise money from her family members to enable her relocate from Ekiti State since her Mother insisted that she goes through medical field as against her dream of becoming an Actress”.
Abutu noted that the Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Command, CP Tunde Mobayo expressed condemned the act and has directed that investigation be conducted for further action to serve as deterrent to other criminally minded persons in the Society.