Sunday 24 May, 2020

Police rescue mom and daughter held against their will in Malabar

A 34-year-old man is now in police custody following the rescue of two female hostages in Malabar on Wednesday morning.

Officers from the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Guard and Emergency Branch, along with officers of the Northern Division Task Force responded to reports that the suspect’s wife and daughter were being held against their will at their Harrinanan Avenue, Malabar home.

After two hours of tactical negotiations led by a Special Branch negotiator, the victims were released unharmed into the care of police officers.

The rescue mission was led by Sergeant Mark Hernandez of the SORT and was supervised by Senior Superintendent Curtis Paul and ASP Niam Gyan of the Northern Division.

The suspect was arrested and is assisting police with their investigations.

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