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General News of Saturday, 27 April 2019

Source: Daily Guide Network

Kidnapped Indian man rescued

Thirty year old Umpakan Chodri, an Indian businessman who was kidnapped by unknown persons in Kumasi, the Ashanti region, Thursday night has been rescued.

Police sources have revealed that the victim escaped from his abductors to seek refuse in a house on the premises of Akokoamon primary school where he was saved by the police.

Police sources have revealed that upon getting to the school compound, the victim begged some women in the house to hide him when he realized that the abductors wielding pistols were still after him.

“Through the women, the victim contacted his family who also informed the police about the development,” the police source narrated.

The source continued that the victim was currently taking the police to the house where he was being kept.

Umpakan Chodri, was abducted last Thursday night in an area called Ahodwo in Kumasi while driving a black, Mazda CX-7 with registration number AS 5442-17 by unidentified men on board an unregistered Toyota Saloon car.

The hoodlums were reported to have later called one Tamil Kumar, a relation of the victim to demand a ransom of 500,000 dollars for his release.

They warned Tamil not to involve the police and further sent images of a gun pointed at the victim with his hands tied to his back.

A text message sent to the victim’s relation by the suspects warned that “If you involve the police we will stop communication and leave his dead body at the roadside. You are warned.”