In Anambra Mother and daughter land in prison for false kidnap information

A mother and daughter where sentenced to six and two months in prison for accusing and providing false information concerning an attempt of kidnapping her husband

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Agnes Izuegbunam, and her daughter, Chiamaka would live a while in prison for giving false information accusing Mr. Bethran Onwunzo of attempting to kidnap Bennet Izuegbunam, who is the father of Chiamaka and husband to Agnes.

Their fate were decided upon in a Magistrate Court sitting in Nnewi, Anambra State where both mother and daughter where sentenced to six and two months in prison respectively.

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The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O.N. Erinne, said the accused were guilty of two counts of “Conspiracy and giving false information to the police against Onwunzo.”

Reports says Agnes and her daughter had earlier filed a report with the police in Nnewi that the accused person Onwunzo was at their house to kidnap her husband sometime in 2009.

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Based on all the details and information provided by Agnes and her daughter the police arrested Onwunzo, only for them to later find out the accused man was out of the country as at the time they claim he stormed their house with other six men to kidnap Bennet Izuegbunam.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O.N. Erinne charged the Izuegbunam for conspiracy and false information against Onwunzo.

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