Ghana: Rescued Canadians reunited with families

APA-Accra (Ghana)

The two Canadian women, who were kidnapped in Ghana on June 4 this year, have been flown back to their country on Wednesday, APA learns here Friday.

The two, Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19 and Bailey Jordan Chittey, were flown back to their country after a joint team of the National Security, Bureau of National Investigations and Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWA) rescued them on Wednesday.

The Daily Graphic confirms that they were received on arrival in Canada by officials and family members, after being kidnapped for more than one week by some suspected Ghanaian-Nigerian syndicate.

So far, 10 persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, four of them being Nigerian nationals reported to have masterminded the kidnap.

The police have intensified investigations and would soon arraign them in court.


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