The Crate Escape

In London in 1984, a joint Nigerian-Israeli team attempted to kidnap and repatriate the exiled former Nigerian minister Umaru Dikko.

Dikko, who'd fled Nigeria after a military coup, was accused of stealing $1 billion of government money.

We hear from Charles David Morrow, the young British customs officer who foiled the kidnap plot.

Photo: Umaru Dikko shortly after his release. BBC

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Mon 12 Nov 2012 02:50 GMT

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