Ecuadorian-American kidnapped, held for ransom, released in the Amazon jungle

Posted on September 1, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Indigenous Issues reported an Ecuadorian-American remained sequestered for 40 days. Today the Minister of Interior announced the delivery to their families.

Borman Quenama Felipe, 24 years old, was abducted in a forested area in the province of Sucumbios. For he demanded $ 3 million. The National Police of Ecuador, through the Anti-Kidnapping and Extortion Unit, secured their release without paying a penny, announced Minister Jose Serrano.

Accompanied by the newly released and their families, Serrano said that the July 23, 2012, at approximately 10:00, on the premises of the Foundation for the survival of the Cofan people, located in the city of Nueva Loja, four individuals using guns, and handcuffed had threatened employees of the foundation. “After subjecting Mr. Felipe Borman Quenama, force you to address the motor and then take him to an unknown destination”, specified in a police statement. Read Article

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