Destiny Peter, an abducted 17-year-old Yahoo apprentice, was rescued just before he was used for a ritual by his boss for failing to withdraw cash in Mpape, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 1, 2022, rescued a suspected kidnapped yahoo-yahoo apprentice, Destiny Peter, 17, from an apartment in Mpape, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory , Abuja.

Peter was rescued after he contacted the EFCC on his official Twitter account, officialEFCC, on July 1, telling how some yahoo-yahoo boys kidnapped him and intended to use him for rituals.

According to a statement from the agency, he was guided to send a screenshot of his location to the Commission, using the Google Location app on his Android phone. In a series of tweets, Peter wrote: “Hello sir I called the EFCC number and made complaints about some yahoo boys who were planning to use me for a ritual and he said says I should send a screenshot of the location

The house is in Mpape, but I don’t know the exact location, so check Google Map and save the screenshot. I’m in the bathroom because I don’t want her boys to know what I’m doing. My name is Destiny Peter and the place is Mpape. I don’t know the actual location but I used google maps and the people in the house are now his boys. Wait, let me try to make a video, sir”

On the Twitter alert, the EFCC quickly mobilized a team of detectives to the area for his rescue, and they found him locked in a room. They rescued him and arrested Aboaba David, 16, Isaac Johnson, 18, a 20-year-old cook, Miracle Moses, a hairdresser, and union leader Jamilu Aliyu, 20, popularly known as Jamilu Smith.

During his interrogation, Peter said he was threatened by Jamilu Smith, leader of the gang. He further stated that Smith had threatened him, that if he was unable to cash in (defraud) people within two weeks, he would be sacrificed for rituals. victims of online dating for fraud. All of the other suspects named Smith as their leader.