The two (2) Canadian ladies who were abducted have been rescued in the Ashanti Region capital Kumasi.
The girls who were kidnapped last week were rescued during the early hours of Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by the police.
Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, and Bailey Jordan Chitly, 20, were rescued last night in Sawaba, a suburb of Kumasi.
Eleven(11) Ghanaians and three(3) Nigerians have since been arrested by the Police in the operation.
Suspects are assisting the police in investigation with respect to the abduction.
A statement released by the Ministry of Information, and signed by Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, disclosed that the rescue operation was carried out by National Security Operatives in the early hours of Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
“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 [Wednesday].
“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,” the statement urged.
The statement also adds that Ghana is safe for citizens and travelers.
Source: Yaw Sarpong | PlugTimes.com
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