Crime

Police Nab Man For Tying Debtor To Stake Over 4.6m Debt

A young man, Mr. Oluchi Okoye aka PACA, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Denton Police Station, Lagos, for tying his debtor, Reuben Alozie, to a stake over unpaid debt of 4.6 million naira.

The press release signed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the suspect tied the victim to a stake with ropes at No. 29, Abeokuta Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos for two days before he was eventually rescued by the police.

The victim where he lay tied up before the police rrescued him.

According to the suspect, he resorted to self-help after several efforts to recover his money from the victim failed.

The arrest of the suspect was made possible following a complaint lodged at the station by victim’s wife, Angela Reuben who reported that her husband was being held hostage.

Following the arrest, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Command’s Tactical team for diligent investigation and prosecution.

Abisola Oluremi

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