Sunday 24 May, 2020

SRP among four held for kidnapping Venezuelan woman

Police have arrested four people, including a Special Reserve Police officer in connection with the kidnapping of a 24-year-old Venezuelan woman.

According to police reports, around 9 pm on Monday the woman was taken against her will by two suspects in Diego Martin.

Officers of the St. Margaret’s Police Station on mobile patrol around 10:30 pm received the report and had cause to stop and search a car with two male occupants near the Macaulay overpass.

The victim was found in the vehicle.

She was taken for medical attention and the two men were arrested in connection with the incident.

The suspects; a 28-year-old Special Reserve Police officer and a 39-year-old truck driver from Tarouba, were taken to the St. Margaret’s Police Station.

While the two were in custody, another two men came to the station enquiring about the suspects.

Officers became suspicious and the two men; a 35-year-old engineer and a 37-year-old casino worker, both of Lower Santa Cruz were questioned.

They were subsequently detained and handed over to officers of the West End Police Station, pending further enquiries. Officers of the Counter Trafficking Unit and the Western Division Gang Unit are also assisting with enquiries.

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