DR Congo police free abducted Indian businessman
This is the first time this kind of kidnapping (with ransom) has happened said Mwanamputu.
Eastern Eye Staff
An Indian businessman who was seized in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo 19 days ago by a kidnapping ring has been freed, Kinshasa police said Monday (10). Hermnani Ritesh, who operates a travel agency, was freed on Saturday (8) by security forces and three people were arrested, said police spokesman Colonel Pierre-Rombaut Mwanamputu. The kidnapping ring was comprised of four men from Nambia, Mozambique, Cameroon and DR Congo who had demanded a ransom of $2 million for Ritesh’s release. “It’s the first time that this type of kidnapping” for ransom had occurred in Kinshasa, Mwanamputu said, adding that…
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