Three brothers Pleasure Ramond, 19, Peace Ramond, 24, and Ayomide Ramond, 16, in addition to their suspected confederate, Akinseye Oluwayomi, 18, have been arrested for kidnaping the 6-year-old daughter of their Church member.
The members of Jehovah Witness Church, Oba-Ile in Akure, Ondo State, have been arrested after one Afolabi Oladapo reported the matter on Nov. 21. Oladapo reported that his daughter, Jamama, was kidnapped throughout Church service by unknown individuals. She was nevertheless, launched on November 22, after the cost of N720,000.
Shortly after the cost of the ransome, a staff of policemen stormed the venue the place the ransom was paid and rounded up the 4 suspects whereas exhuming the cash that had been buried in an uncompleted constructing.
Chatting with newsmen, Pleasure, one of many siblings, confirmed that the sufferer was a daughter of their Church’s member, however claimed that they took her dwelling “to warn and scare her, and to not kidnap her”.
“I’ve all the time seen the lady operating out of the Kingdom Corridor each time we’re having our assembly; that day, I used to be coming from my working place and noticed her exterior the corridor round 7 p.m.
I requested her the place she was going to, and warned her to watch out in order to not be kidnapped. I later determined to take her dwelling from the place I known as the mother and father to tell them that the lady was with me.
That exact evening I couldn’t attain the mother and father on telephone, however I acquired them the following morning and the mom got here to choose the lady. I made a decision to scare her as a result of I discovered that she is the one lady in the household and was being pampered by the mother and father.
I stored her to scare her in order to discourage her from straying round. It might be one other individual that known as them and fabricated the kidnap story in order to dupe them,” she claimed.