Pregnant Housewife Fakes Her Kidnap, Buys House With Ransom From Facebook Lover

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A pregnant housewife from Adamawa state, Jamila Ardo, has been remanded for allegedly kidnapping herself and collecting a ransom from her lover.

Ardo, as reported by Legit hails from Wauru Jabbe in the Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

She allegedly abducted herself and collected the sum of N2m from Mallam Adamu Ahmed of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The 25-year-old woman, who allegedly connived with one Abdulaziz to fake her own kidnap to defraud her lover, succeeded in her plot.

She was said to have used the proceeds to buy a house.

The suspect and Ahmed reportedly fell in love after meeting on Facebook, unknown to the man that he was dealing with a married woman.

All through their dating, the duo never had physical contact, but the relationship blossomed as they kept in touch online. Details of the fraud, as contained in the charge sheet indicated how Abdulaaziz, while conniving with Ardo, put a call through to her lover, informing him that she had been kidnapped and demanding a ransom.

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