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29 November 2023

Kuwaiti businessman kidnapped in Philippines for $500,000 ransom

By Staff

A Kuwaiti businessman visiting the Philippines has been kidnapped by unknown men who are demanding a $500,000 ransom for his freedom.

Kuwaiti newspapers, quoting an interior ministry statement, said the unknown man was on a business trip to Manila when was snatched by the abductors.

They said the ministries of interior and foreign affairs are in touch with the Philippine government to secure the release of the unnamed businessman.

“A source said the captors are demanding $500,000 to free the Kuwaiti businessman but the source refused to identify the captors for the man’s safety,” Al Watan daily said.

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