The Ondo State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday has arrested a suspected kidnapper who claimed to be insane.
The Commandant of NSCDC in the state, Mr Pedro Awili while speaking said seven others, who allegedly committed other offences were being detained in Akure.
“Our QRS team on Oct. 15, arrested one Dele, who is pretending as a mad man at Isikan area of Akure with Itel phone.
“When our men arrested him and checked his mobile phone, after some seconds, he got an alert of N1.5 million payment into his account.
“Immediately the alert entered, he forcefully collected the mobile phone and smashed it on the floor.
“We are going to repair the mobile phone to know and ascertain the person that sent the money to him and the persons who he is working for,” he said.
The commandant vowed to investigate the issue, and said that the man had been suspected to be a member of kidnapping gang in the state.