Mexico: two clowns arrested in kidnapping case

Posted on January 3, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico

Two men who worked as clowns named “Pistachon” and “Freski Star” in western Mexico have been arrested in connection with an alleged kidnapping, AFP reports according to authorities. The two suspects, 21 and 22 years old, were detained along with two associates on Tuesday as they tried to collect a second payment from the family of a kidnap victim, the Michoacan state prosecutor’s office said in a statement. The two suspects kidnapped a young man in the state capital Morelia on December 18 when they met him to rent video and sound equipment from the victim for a show, the statement said. Read Article

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