Breaking: Ghana Police hunt for 3 Nigerian kidnappers: Lebanese Counselor General Kidnapped

The Ghana Police is seriously hunting for 3 Nigerian kidnappers believed to have carried out the kidnapping of a Lebanese Counselor General.

The three are believed to be resident of H/N/11/B, NTHC Estates, Vivian Farms, and Lashibi. According to the news trickling in the three kidnapped the Lebanese Counselor General, 61 years who is the Head of Mission of Estonia to Ghana.

The kidnapped took place on Thursday while the victim was taking the usual morning walks exercise.

The kidnap took place after a white Hyundai Elantra with Registration GE 8922 – 17 halted in front of him. He was taken hostage just 10 minutes into the morning walk.

Narrating the story, he said, one of them pointed a gun at him and ordered him to enter the vehicle and out of fear, he obeyed since he was threatened that he will be shot dead if he does not act as requested. The pointed a gun and axe to his head.

Upon arriving at their hideout, he was asked to pay a ransom before he will be released. As faith may have it, the Ghana Police SWAT Unit at the Accra Regional Police Command picked up intelligence regarding the said house (H/N/11/B, NTHC Estates, Vivian Farms, Lashibi)

The police followed the tip-off but their attempt to enter the house was met with some strong resistance from the residence in the house.

In the process, the three occupants jumped over the wall and took to their heels. Then emerged from the house the kidnapped victim who had been held hostage by the three Nigerians. He narrated his ordeal to them. The car used to kidnap him was also found in the house.

After a search was conducted in the house, the police found a brand new Pistol which was loaded with 5 rounds of 7.65mm ammunition and 2 axes. Other things found included

a registered Honda motor bike (Registration no. M-19-GR 507)

The police are on top of the case as they hunt for the three men who kidnapped the Lebanese Counselor General.


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