Nnaji Nwabueze, a suspect and private gardener of a businessman based in Enugu is in trouble for issuing threat messages to members of the public, in a bid to extort money from them.
He has been arrested by the Police Command in Enugu State, after threatening to kidnap and also murder his boss if he fails to pay a certain amount of money.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu in a statement on Saturday in Enugu, said that the suspect demanded money from such people via text messages and internet.
Amaraizu said that the suspect was arrested on Friday by operatives from the Central Police Station, Enugu, through intelligence Information.
“The operatives swung into action after receiving a report from the suspect’s victim, an Enugu-based businessman and boss to the suspect.
“Following the report and intelligence information gathered, the suspect was promptly nabbed for allegedly issuing threats via the internet and text messages to his boss.
“The suspect was identified as the personal gardener to the victim (his boss, the Enugu-based businessman). “The suspect, following his arrest, revealed how he and some of his cohorts usually perturbed their victims with their nefarious activities. He also regretted his actions while attributing it to Satan.
However, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has directed for a full scale investigation into the nefarious activities.