Veteran actor, Hafiz Oyetoro, popularly known as Saka was attacked by armed robbers at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday night.
They demanded the sum of N20million from the actor but he said he does not have it, so they reduced it to 3M.
When they couldn't get the outrageous sum from him, they beat him up and carted away his mobile phones and laptops among others.
The actor’s friend Kayode Soaga confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday.
The statement read: “The Robbers broke into his Home at about 2 am. heavily Armed with Pump action Guns, Matchetes, Breaking in Tools. His security Guards were tied down and demobilised.
“Three other houses on the street were robbed with more devastating effect. They broke the Burglary proof and went straight to him demanding #20 Million or his Life. Threatening to kill and destroy
“He begged and pleaded. They later came down to #3 million Naira Which he said he doesn’t have. They dazed him with a resounding Slap etc. The Armed robbers Packed all Android Phones, iPhones laptops, and all available Cash in the home. Also collected all ATM Cards. The robbers came with POS to empty money in Açcounts.
“Saka’s security Guards were demobilized while the Guards of his neighbors were not too lucky as they were shot several times in the arms. We thank almighty GOD for Saka’s Life as he’s doing fine.”
The 59-year-old actor is said to be doing fine with his family after the shocking incident.