The police also disclosed that the suspects had equally made away with their victim’s Sienna car, with which they obtained a loan of N40,000 from one Emeka Ejike from Nekede.
According to Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, “The story of Pa Njoku is pathetic as his own son, his close friend, Emmanuel Sunday, who is a prospective in-law and his sister, Chinaza, connived to kidnap their father.
Their plan was that, from the proceeds, Emmanuel would organize the traditional wedding of Chinaza who is already eight months pregnant.
They also took away their victim’s Toyota Sienna car and used it to obtain a loan of N40,000 from one Emeka Ejike who has also been arrested.
However, Sunday said that the whole idea to kidnap his prospective father-in-law, Pa Njoku was the idea of his son.
“Pa Njoku’s son, who is my friend, had told me that we have to kidnap his father so that I could raise money to organise the traditional wedding of his sister who is my girl friend because she is already eight months pregnant,” he said.