Malaysian police rescue kidnapped Japanese man
Kyodo -- Mar 18
Malaysian police have rescued a Japanese man who had been kidnapped and held for ransom for several days, after being lured to Malaysia to marry a woman he met over the Internet, a police official said Monday.
Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department chief Ku Chin Wah told Kyodo News the victim was rescued unhurt in a police raid Saturday night on a condominium in Kajang, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.
He said police have arrested three Nigerian men and two Filipino women, all in their 30s. During the raid, one of the Nigerians was shot in the leg after he allegedly attacked police.
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