A suspected kidnapper Mahamadu Fulani has been arrested, the Ghana Police Service has announced.
He allegedly took hostage a 10-year-old boy from Kintampo and demanded a ransom of Ghc 20,000 before his release, in Yendi, a police statement said.
The police statement added: “On 6th January, 2020 at Kintampo in the Bono East Region, suspect Mahamadu Fulani took the boy along with cattle belonging to the boy’s father to the grazing field for grazing and to return the same day.
“However, later in the day, the suspect called the father of the boy on phone to inform him that he has kidnapped the boy and would release him only if the father paid a ransom of Ghc 20,000.00. True to his demand, the suspect failed to return the boy and left the grazing field with him.”
Fulani was picked up two days laterat Yendi in the Northern Region.
“The victim has now been rescued to be reunited with his father,” the statement added.
Source: Daily Mail GH