National Security rescues abducted Canadian women





12.6.19





The National Security has in an operation rescued the two Canadian women who were abducted at gunpoint by unknown assailants in Kumasi last week.


According to the Police, the rescue operation was carried out on Wednesday dawn, but it is not yet clear where the women were found.


The rescue operation follows an earlier reportage which indicated that Canadian authorities had sent men to assist in investigating the kidnapping.


They two were seized on Tuesday, June 6, outside their apartment in the Ahodwo, Kumasi and bundled into a car, police report said.


RESCUE OF ABDUCTED CANADIANS


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.


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Signed, KOJO OPPONG NKRUMAH (MP) MINISTER