3 security guard working for an Indian woman were yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attempting to kidnap an Indian, Mrs Daisy Adah Vwarak, for a N20 million ransom.
24-year-old Fidelis Fineboy Irown, 26-year-old Odoyi Unity and 19-year-old Richard Emeka are are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, attempted kidnapping, demanding a ransom and threat to life.
Prosecuting Inspector Benson Emuerhi told Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat that the defendants and others at large committed the offence on May 9, at Ilupeju, Lagos.
Emuerhi said Irown, Richard and Odoyi attempted to kidnap Mrs Vwarak for N20,000,000.
“They called Mrs Vwarak and told her they were hired killers, they threatened her through calls and told her she would be killed if she didn’t pay the sum of N20 million.
“They also threatened Mrs Daisy through messages from one of them who called himself ‘point and kill’ using phone numbers 07089816369, IMEI 35785907049603 and 07082144870 while they gave her a deadline of June 10 to pay the money,” he said.