A man identified as Nnaji Nwabueze has been arrested by the Police in Enugu State for allegedly specializing in threatening to kill Nigerians via SMS.
The man was arrested after he threatened to kidnap and murder his boss.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu revealed that the suspect demanded money from his boss after sending him several threat messages.
Amaraizu said that the suspect was arrested on Friday by operatives from the Central Police Station, Enugu, through intelligence Information, PM News reports.
He said that the operatives swung into action after receiving a report from the suspect’s victim, an Enugu-based businessman and boss to the suspect.
The police spokesman noted that the complainant had been receiving such threats from the suspect who said he would kidnap and murder him if he failed to provide the amount he demanded.
“Following the report and intelligence information gathered, the suspect was promptly nabbed for allegedly issuing threats via the internet and text messages to his boss.
“The suspect was identified as the personal gardener to the victim (his boss, the Enugu-based businessman).
“The suspect, following his arrest, revealed how he and some of his cohorts usually perturbed many Nigerians with their nefarious activities.
“The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has directed for a full-scale investigation into the nefarious activities,’’ he said.
According to Amaraizu, the suspect has regretted his actions, attributing it to the “act of Satan.’’