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Abducted businessman escapes with kidnappers’ weapons while they were sleeping

A man Identified as Idowu Shaba, a 55-year-old cocoa merchant has miraculously escaped from the hands of his captors who were sleeping.

Sources reveal that the business man was abducted by some unknown miscreants while en route to Ani at Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state on Saturday.
Reports have claimed that, prior to the man’s escape with another lady, the ransome which had been demanded by the kidnappers was N10 million.

According to the source:

“After the abductors saw that the victims had slept off, they too fell asleep. Shaba seized the opportunity to carry their weapons and used their sharp cutlasses to kill two of them and wounded another who ran away.

“He took his abductors’ Ak-47 rifles, cutlasses, and other dangerous weapons in their possession and he used the opportunity to rescue the other lady and both escaped.”

Confirming the incident to Punch, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, the PRO of the state police stated that the man didn’t kill his captors.

The PRO said:

“The victim did not tell the police that he killed the abductors. He just said he escaped while the kidnappers had fallen asleep”

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