Creditor Lands In Police Net For Tying Debtor To Stake Over Unpaid N4.6m

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos


Police operatives have arrested in Lagos a young creditor for allegedly tying his debtor to a stake over unpaid N4.6 million.
The creditor, identified as Oluchi Okoye aka PACA, according to report was arrested by detectives attached to the Denton Police Station for tying his debtor, Reuben Alozie, to a stake over his inability to pay the debt.
According to a release by the police public relations officer CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the suspect tied the victim to a stick with ropes at No. 29, Abeokuta Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos from 22nd September to 23rd September when he was eventually rescued by the police.
The suspect, stated that he resulted to self help after several efforts to recover his money from the victim failed.
” The arrest of the suspect was made possible following a complaint lodged at the station by victim’s wife, Angela Reuben who reported that her husband was deprived of his liberty by the suspect who held him hostage.
Following the arrest, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Command’s Tactical team for diligent investigation and prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police uses this medium to warn people against taking the law into their own hands instead of taking legal actions to seek justice”, Ajisebutu stated.

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