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Six individuals arrested for staging the kidnapping of a PRESEC student

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The Ghana Police Service has arrested six (6) persons, including four (4) juveniles, who are all students of Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (PRESEC), Legon, Accra, for staging a kidnapping incident. 

The arrest, according to the police, was done through an intelligence-led operation and investigation.

The two (2) adults among the six (6) are Isaac Kissi Adjei, alias Kofi Black, and Courage Teiko, alias Timmy.

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According to police preliminary investigations, one of the juveniles, in an attempt to extort money from his parents to enable him to travel abroad, conspired with the others to stage the kidnapping incident.

In the process, they demanded an amount of Three Hundred and Forty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 340,000.00) as ransom from the alleged victim’s parents.

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. 

Meanwhile, the identities of the juveniles have been withheld.

The police explained that the identities of the juveniles were withheld in line with best practices.

Parents and guardians of these juveniles have been duly informed as police investigations into the incident continue.

By: Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana

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