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Boy, 14, kidnaps his grandmother and receives $900 ransom

By Mason White 3:28 PM January 28, 2014
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By: Moses Gold
(Scroll down for video) A family was in panic when they received a call that their mother/grandmother was kidnapped.

Now, police said that the woman’s 14-year-old grandson conspired with local criminals to kidnap his grandmother for ransom.

The suspect, who was identified only as Julius, lives with his 62-year-old grandmother in Delta State, Nigeria.

Distraught relatives of the victim paid N4 million ($25,000) to secure her release.

The 14-year-old was rewarded with N150,000 ($900) for his cooperation.

The police investigation let to the teenager and he was arrested.

During interrogation, Julius confessed to helping the gang kidnap his grandmother for ransom.

Police spokesperson Charles Muka said that this is not the first time in which a kidnapping was done with the help of an insider.

He advises parents/guardians to be careful with whom they share their personal information.