A Chinese national living in Lagos has escaped death by a hair’s breadth when two of his domestics held him hostage in the house and forced him to transfer money to the account of one of them at knife-point.
A dependable police source told Persecondnews that the Chinese, whose name was given as Jinggang Pal, was hauled into his room, overpowered, and had his face covered with a sack before carrying out their dastardly act.
At knifepoint with a threat to snuff life out of him, the household servants inflicted injuries on him and forced him to transfer huge sums of money from his account to one of their accounts and also to an account belonging to a woman who operates a POS.
“Chinese man’s two of his domestic servants held him right inside his room and covered his face with a sack and took him to another room.
“They used his kitchen knife to inflict injuries on him and threatened to kill him and forced him to transfer money from his account to one of their account and also to an account belonging to a woman who runs a POS business center.
Unfortunately for the domestic staff, the POS woman quickly suspected that the money was transferred from a Chinese account and immediately alerted the police.
Prompt intervention by the police at Ago-Okota Divisional Headquarters led to the arrest of the boys.
The names of the domestic servants were given as Emmanuel Sulaiman and Kelvin James, both from Kogi State of Igbira extraction.
“The Chinese man has been freed by the `abductors’, their plain was to kill him after collecting all his money,’’ the source said.