News reaching Univers News indicate that the two Canadian women who were kidnapped on June 4, 2019 in Kumasi have been rescued by the Ghana Police Service.
A release signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 states that, Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, and Bailey Jordan Chitly, 20, were rescued after the Police Service completed an operation.
“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,” the release added
The two Canadian women were reportedly forced into a vehicle on 4th June, 2019 in the Ashanti Regional capital.
After days of unsuccessful search for the missing ladies, experts from Canada and the United Kingdom arrived in Ghana to assist National Security operatives with investigations.
The two Canadian Nationals, Bailen Chitty, 19 and Lauren Patricia Catherine 20, were onvoluntary service with a non-governmental organisation and were bundled into a waiting car upon alighting from an uber right in front of their hostel at Ahodwo, a suburb of Kumasi on Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 at about 8:25 pm.
They had just stepped out of their apartment at Silver Spring in Kumasi.
One person, the Uber driver who drove them to their apartment that night, was arrested over the kidnapping.
Subsequently, a team of security experts from Canada and the United Kingdom arrived in Ghana to assist National Security operatives with investigations.
Story by: Daniel Osei wereko | universnewsroom.com