ABSU student allegedly fakes own kidnap

The Abia State University internal security has arrested a 200 level Political Science student, George Nnamdi, who allegedly faked his own kidnap.

Speaking to newsmen after his arrest, the suspect, Nnamdi, said he sent a text message to his friend around 3AM that he has been kidnapped by six men carrying AK-47 rifles alongside other three students just to see how the friend would react.

He noted that he had no criminal intention in engaging in such act and appealed for forgiveness for the pains caused the university as a result expensive joke.

Also, a friend of the suspect and 300 level Mass Communication student, Faith Godson, said she received a text message from the suspect that he has been kidnapped.

Godson said she immediately alerted the university security personnel, who swung into action and arrested Nnamdi, who was hiding in his lodge off the university campus.

Reacting to the incident, the Chief Security Officer ABSU, Retired Navy Commander ThankGod Evulobi, said they received a distress call that a student has been kidnapped and swung into action only to discover that the supposed victim faked his own kidnap.

He added that the university senate will take appropriate action against the him inline with the rules and regulations guiding institution.

As at the time of filing this report, the suspect was still in custody of ABSU security while the verdict of the university senate is being awaited .

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