Police in Takoradi have have taken on a kidnapping incident in Western Region.
The supposed kidnapping case alleged to have happened at Mpohor in the Western Region seemed to be a hoax, according to the Assembly Member for the Mpoho Electoral Area, Kofi Bentil.
The Assembly member said his checks at the Mpohor Police Station has revealed that no such report has been made to the police while he, as an Assembly Member, is not aware of such occurrence.
Lover of the victim Stephen Kumi has also confirmed that his girlfriend, Stephanie, who was allegedly kidnapped, is back home.
The Takoradi Police Divisional Command is thus investigating the matter.
According to the police, they have arrested the alleged boyfriend of the victim, 33-year-old, Stephen Kumi and another person called Paa Kwesi Simpson who first published the story.
They are to assist the police in their probe. While Stephen Kumi is in custody, Paa Kwesi Simpson is on police inquiry bail.