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FCT police nab suspect for faking own kidnap

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The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Nnamdi Agu for allegedly faking his own kidnap to defraud his family members.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh in a statement on Saturday night debunked reports alleging that there was a kidnapping incident at the River Park Estate, Lugbe.

She said nobody was kidnapped in the estate, stressing that Nnamdi faked his own kidnap to defraud his brother who is a resident of the estate.

The statement reads, “The FCT Police Command is aware of the news making rounds about an alleged kidnapping incident at River Park estate on Saturday and wishes to state that contrary to reports, nobody was kidnapped in River Park Estate.

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“One Nnamdi Agu ‘m’ of Games Village only faked his own kidnap in an attempt to defraud his brother who lives within the said Estate.

“The suspect is currently in police custody undergoing interrogation.

“While an investigation is still ongoing, further development would be communicated to the public”.

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