Police in Kwara have arrested one Issa Naigheti for allegedly kidnapping his father and collecting a ransom of N2.5m.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin, the state capital.
He said the suspect was arrested around Kambi area of Ilorin.
The PPRO said officers attached to the anti-kidnapping team of the Kwara police command arrested the suspect while on the trail of suspected kidnappers.
He added that efforts were ongoing to arrest his other accomplices.
“The suspect confessed under interrogation to having conspired with two others to kidnap his father, Bature Naigboho in Igboho/Igbeti area of Oyo State and collected N2.5m ransom,” the police spokesman said.
He, however, said that the case would be transferred to Oyo State, where the crime was committed.