Indian worker kidnapped in Oman

Posted on September 23, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Kidnapped, Middle East reports that kidnappers of an Indian worker in Sohar, about 230km north of Muscat, have threatened to kill their hostage if their demand for a ransom is not met by midnight Sunday, according to the victim’s brother. “We were initially asked to deposit 50,000 Pakistani rupees (Dh1,719) in a bank account in Pakistan which we did but now instead of releasing my brother, they have raised the demand to 5,00,000 rupees,” kidnapped Indian worker Mohammad Hanifa’s brother, Mohammad Abbas, told Gulf News from his hometown of Palakkad, in India’s southern state of Kerala. Read article

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