Nigeria’s captain father kidnapped. A policy to respond?
Four hours before kick-off, the captain of Nigeria’s hope for the world cup, received a call to tell him that his dad, in his 60’s, was in the hands of bandits.
He told no one and played on.
It wasn’t until a few days later that the full drama emerged. Ultimately, after a ransom payment of R380,000, a gun duel between police and kidnappers, and a 5km barefoot walk in the rain, John’s dad was released alive, but hurt and tortured by the ordeal.
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