Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Monday arrested a housewife, Memunat Salaudeen, for allegedly hiring three males to kidnap her husband.
The spouse, who accused her husband of being stingy, was reported to have employed the accomplices — Olayinka Lawal, Asungba Nura and Usman Oluwatoyin — to kidnap her husband and take a ransom from him.
Nemesis, nonetheless, caught up with them when the police apprehended the suspects throughout a cease and search on the Papa-Itori Highway.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident in an announcement on Tuesday, stated the suspects have been apprehended round 6.30pm by a Federal Freeway Patrol staff, led by Inspector Sunday Imohiosen.
He stated the police staff accosted the boys, who appeared suspicious whereas on a bike.
Oyeyemi stated, “Whereas looking them, a cutlass and a brand new sturdy rope was recovered from them.
“The staff shortly separated them and questioned them individually about their mission in that space with a rope and a cutlass.
“The three of them gave completely different solutions to the query. This additional aroused the suspicion of the policemen, who then determined to interrogate them extra.
“In the midst of interrogation, the three of them confessed that it was a girl who was later recognized as Memunat Salaudeen that gave them the sum of N8,000 to purchase a cutlass and a rope sturdy sufficient to tie a human being.
“They confessed additional that the lady, who’s a nurse of their space at Balogun Tuntun Gasline, Ifo, requested them to go and conceal someplace alongside that street, and that she would lure her husband to the place the place they might kidnap him and tie him with the rope after which ask for ransom.