Canadian girls abductors had bombs


It has emerged that the suspects who abducted the two Canadian girls had in their possession explosive weapons.

A publication by the Daily Guide newspaper on Friday, June 14 reported that besides the grenade, the kidnappers had an assortment of firearms “which were kept for defensive and offensive purposes.”

”Police officers from the Ashanti Regional Police CID in Kumasi were shocked to find the grenade in the house where the two ladies were kept,” the Daily Guide newspaper said.

Background

The Canadian young ladies were reportedly forced into a vehicle at about 8:20 pm on June 4, 2019.

They had just stepped out of their apartment at Silver Spring in Kumasi.

One person, an Uber driver, was arrested over the kidnapping.

Subsequently, a team of experts from Canada and the United Kingdom arrived in Ghana to assist National Security operatives with investigations.

Meanwhile, details have emerged pointing to Nigerian masterminds behind the kidnapping of two Canadian girls who were volunteering in Ghana.

The identities of the four Nigerians are yet to be confirmed.

The abduction just outside the Royal Golf Club has tarnished Ghana’s image as one of the safest countries in West Africa (AFP Photo/MAHMUD MOHAMMED-NURUDEEN)

Police are also on a manhunt for three Nigerians linked to the kidnapping of the Consular-General and Head of Mission of Estonia to Ghana, Nabil Makram Basbous, in April 2019 in Accra who was later rescued by police.

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