Israel Emmanuel, a 19-year-old boy in Adamawa State, has been arrested by the police for organizing his abduction and collecting N1 million ransom from his father.
Reports said that Emmanuel and three of his friends faked the abduction and communicated with his father to collect the ransom.
The Adamawa Police Command confirmed that it arrested Emmanuel who confessed to the self-kidnapping drama as well as two other accomplices: Fartaci Mustapha and Zakka Nuhu, both from Mubi North LGA.
A third accomplice, Abdullhamid Mohammed, is on the run from his friends and the police.
Emmanuel, who is of Mararaba Mubi, met Zakka Nuhu at the Welcome to Mubi area of Mubi town, and left for Muvir in Mubi North LGA and hid himself in the house of Fartaci Mustapha for six days while they negotiated for ransom