Three persons arrested for fake kidnapping in Takoradi.


The Takoradi Divisional Police command has arrested three persons involved in faking a kidnap.

The three persons, Joana Krah, 29, Susanna Awortwe, 27 and Francis Eshun, 27, planned the fake kidnapping to extort money from Joana Krah’s Father with Joana Krah being the chief architect behind the plan.

“When Joana became aware that her adopted father had reported to the Police and an extensive search had commenced to find her, she showed up at the Takoradi Central Police Station, Saturday, October 23, to confess of only joking with her adopted father shat she was kidnapped,” the police indicated in their statement.

A statement by the police on Monday, October 25, 2021 indicated that the three persons will be processed before court.

The police has advised the public to desist from faking kidnapping for monetary gains as such acts are considered criminal.