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Two kidnapped Canadians rescued; 14 suspects arrested

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Two kidnapped Canadians rescued; 14 suspects arrested

chronicle June 12, 2019
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The Police have early this morning rescued two Canadian girls who were abducted about a week ago, a statement signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah few hours back announced.

The Chronicle has gathered that the Police have also arrested fourteen (14) suspects in connection with the kidnap. The suspects; 3 Nigerians and 11 Ghanaians, are currently in the hands of National Security.

The girls, who were rescued at Antoa-Krobo, a town in the Ashanti Region, are undergoing medical examinations.

Read the full statement below:

National Security Operatives in the early hours of Wednesday 12 June, 2019 completed an operation which successfully rescued the two (2) Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti Region.

Details of the operation and ongoing efforts to ensure that similar incidents are successfully resolved will be made available in a subsequent press briefing scheduled for 15:00 hours today.

Government continues to encourage the media and commentators to be circumspect in public commentary on security matters in order not to compromise other related operations.

Citizens and travellers are once again assured that Ghana remains safe.

END

Signed,
KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH (MP)
MINISTER

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