A lady identified as Maryam has confessed how she kidnapped her ex-boyfriend for a ransom of N5,000,000 after he refused to marry her.
According to the Kano State Police Command, Maryam, who is popularly known as Hajiya, was arrested by police operatives at Jaba quarters, Ungogo Local Government Area of the state while negotiating a ransom with the family of one of her captives.
Maryam Mohammed, a 23-year-old lady confessed to have been initiated into kidnapping business by her uncle.
“I was introduced to kidnapping by my uncle called Hamza from Butsa village, Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State and the first person we kidnapped was my ex-boyfriend who refused to marry me despite my efforts to convince him (to do so) during our years of courtship,” Maryam said.
“After he had dumped me, my uncle asked me to bring him so that we could hold him until he paid before we would release him.
“When we kidnapped him, his family paid N5m to secure his freedom and out of that amount, I was given N800,000 with which I rented that house at Jaba quarters.” Source: SR.