The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested a 32- year – old woman, Mrs. Victoria Ndu, for faking her own kidnap.
It was learnt that Ndu, who claimed to have been kidnapped , was rescued in Awommama in Imo State on August 24 by men of the anti -kidnapping squad from Akwa Ibom State police headquarters , Ikot Akpan – Abia .
She was said to have been rearrested the same day after investigations revealed that Ndu actually planned her own kidnap in order to get money from her church members.
Following investigation , the police said she was found to have placed N 3 m as ransom for her (Victoria ) release.
It was gathered that her younger brother, Victor Akan, an artisan resident in Awommama in Imo State , was also arrested for allegedly conspiring with her to commit the crime.