A fake kidnapper identified as Elike Chubuzor, who claimed to be the abductor of the missing Ondo child, has been arrested by the police.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) confirmed the arrest of Chubuzor, but stated that his claim is false.
He described the suspect as a fraudster who was trying to take advantage of the situation to swindle unsuspecting members of the public.
The Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, however ordered the remand of the 39-year-old serial fraudster, Chibuzor Elike, to Olokuta Correctional Facility.
Elike who was charged in three-count -charge of felony, threat and demanding with menace, was ordered to remain in prison custody till February 20, 2020.
He was arrested last week in #PortHarcourt, #RiversState, following a text message he sent to the wife of Sotitobire’s Founder, Bisola Alfa, demanding N800,000 ransom for the release of the missing boy.