A 52-year-old Canadian, Kyliuk Morris, on Tuesday said policemen in Ogun State assisted him to deliver the N2.5m ransom paid to his kidnappers to regain his freedom.
Morris, in a chat with PUNCH Metro in Abeokuta, said his ordeal started when he was abducted by the hoodlums at Fidiwo, in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The victim said he was heading for Ibadan, Oyo State, when the incident happened on March 13, 2019.The Canadian noted that he spent six days in the kidnappers’ den, adding that he was forced to eat eba and drink dirty water.
Morris explained that he was travelling with his wife to fix his car when the two gunmen shot at his car, which made him to drive into a ditch.
He noted that when his wife tried to escape to get help, the kidnappers shot at her, while he was led to a bush.“I spent six days in the den of the kidnappers. They beat me up, while my wife ran around to raise the ransom they demanded,” he added.
The victim said he was forced to call his sister in Canada who provided the ransom before he regained his freedom.