ugly side of social media after she was reportedly kidnapped by her
Facebook lover in Edo state, by a man she met on Facebook.
Duda, was paraded in Benin, by the Edo State Police Command on Thursday,
alongside 104 suspects arrested for various crimes, ranging from
kidnapping, rape, armed robbery and cultism at the headquarters of the
Edo Police Command.
Federal Polytechnic Auchi, said he got to know Victory whom he met on
Facebook, after she acceptedâ€‹ his friend’s request.
through Facebook, said Micheal invited her to come to his house, which
days, sexually assaulted her and also demanded for N4 million for her
Michael, deceived me by inviting me to his house and when I got there,
he told me we should plan kidnapping so that I should stay in his house.
and asked him to pay the sum of N4 million into his own account. He
forced me into sleeping with him,” she narrated.
house. We planned to collect money from her father to raise money for
our marriage but I did not collect the money again. She stayed in my
house for four days.
said her father would not support the idea because she was yet to go to
the university. She was with me for four days. The man said he has no
money to pay. I was at home with the girl when police came and arrested
“My sister is 16 years old and has never slept outside before. She told
me they met on Facebook and the boy professed love for her. When she
went to the house, she said the boy hatched the plan and said he would
collect N10,000 from our father but the boy demanded for N4 million.
that he will kill her if we did not pay. He took advantage of my
paraded the suspects to journalists, called on the members of the public
to furnish the police with useful information that could lead to the
arrest of all criminal elements in the state.
state to get rid of crimes and criminality in the state, adding that
the suspects would soon be charged to court.