Police has arrested a 23-year-used medical scholar of Makindu Clinical Training College, Kenya, after he staged his occupy kidnapping to take advantage of cash from his fogeys.
Directorate of Prison Investigations-DCI, in a statement on Thursday, July 7, said Edwin Kamau ‘disappeared’ final Sunday earlier than he blocked his father and called his mother claiming to absorb been kidnapped.
“He told her that his kidnappers wanted a ransom of Sh70,000, to location him free earlier than he hanged up on her,” the statement read.
“His distraught fogeys reported the subject to police officers who straight away launched a manhunt for the abductors.
“On the opposite hand, the calls persevered with Kamau telling his mother that his kidnappers had been on the verge of removing him.
“Certain to bag the existence of their son, they sent Sh10,000 yesterday by technique of cellular money and a additional Sh40,000 at the moment.
“In an instant Kamau received the initial Sh10,000, he went to a club in Thika to irrigate his throat and receive merry within the company of a babe he had met. And as fate would absorb it, the girl become out to be a pishori admin who laced his drink with an unknown substance and stole the money.
“Right this moment time after regaining retain an eye on of his faculties, he called again and his fogeys sent a additional Sh40,000 which he withdrew and secured in his sneakers.
“By this time, detectives had closed in on him. Upon questioning, Kamau said that he had squandered money supposed for his final semester’s college prices and used to be wondering how he would elevate money in expose to sit down for his exams, hence the spurious fable.
“He additional disclosed that he had been ‘kidnapped’ alongside two diversified students whose fogeys had paid their ransoms.
“Detectives recovered Sh38,600 from the student who’s now in custody at Koyole police web page pending arraignment.”