One of the four Lagos Landlords abducted by unknown gunmen has reportedly escaped from the kidnappers den.
The victim who finally made his way back home on Tuesday, September 20, has so far, refused to talk to his relatives about his ordeal, Punch reports.
The four Landlords were abducted by unknown gunmen at Isheri North area of Lagos State while they were jogging.
The kidnappers later reached out to the families of the victims, demanding N300 million each, making a total of N1.2 billion ransom.
A source revealed saying:
“He escaped from their midst because no ransom was paid. He is scared and has kept to himself. The police have maintained visible presence in the community, but it is not certain they know where the kidnappers are.”
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However, another resident of the community disclosed that an undisclosed amount of money was paid, adding that the victim showed up on a boat around 5am.
“A large amount of money was paid by his family for his release; he didn’t escape. He was released at about 5am,” he said
When contacted, the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, said that the command is yet to confirm the new development.