The Abia State University internal security has arrested a 200 level political science student George Nnamdi who faked his own kidnap.
Speaking to newsmen after his arrest, the Suspect, George Nnamdi said he sent a text message to his friend around 3AM that he has been kidnapped by 6 men carrying AK47 rifles alongside other three students to prank his friend .
He noted that he had no criminal intention in engaging in such act and appealed for forgiveness for the pains caused the University as a result of such act.
Also, a friend of the Suspect and 300 level mass communication student ,Faith Godson said she received a text message from her friend George Nnamdi that he has been kidnapped and immediately alert the University security which swung into action and arrested George Nnamdi who was hiding in his lodge off the University campus.
Reacting to the incident, the chief security officer ABSU, Retired Navy Commander ThankGod Evulobi said they received a distress call that a student has been kidnapped and swung into action only to discover that George Nnamdi faked his own kidnap and made it known that the University senate will take appropriate action against the supposed victim inline with the rules and regulations guiding University.
As at the time of filing this report, the suspect was still in the custody of ABSU security while the verdict of the university senate is being awaited .