Six Arrested in Accra for Staging Kidnapping of PRESEC Student

The Ghana Police Service has apprehended six individuals, including four juveniles, for orchestrating a fake kidnapping of a Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (PRESEC) student in Accra.

The identities of the juveniles have been protected, with their parents and guardians while the two (2) adults among the six (6) are Isaac Kissi Adjei alias Kofi Black and Courage Teikoalias Timmy.

According to the statement, the preliminary investigations, indicate that the scheme was hatched by one of the juveniles, allegedly seeking funds to facilitate travel abroad.

The group demanded a ransom of GHC 340,000 from the victim’s parents, ultimately securing GHC 20,000 before being caught.

“The Investigation further disclosed that the juveniles, together with the two others, succeeded in collecting an amount of Twenty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH$20,000.00) of the total ransom demanded.”

 

Below is the statement

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