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Government says the two Canadian ladies, who were reportedly kidnapped last week in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital, are undergoing medical evaluation.

“The victims have been flown to Accra and have been in touch with the Canadian authorities and undergoing the necessary evaluations following a traumatic incident like this. Preliminary investigations we have now is that they are fine,” Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah stated at a press briefing concerning the operation.

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The two Canadian girls, abducted in Kumasi on June 4, 2019, were rescued early Wednesday morning.

The two, aged 19 and 20, were rescued in a suburb of Kumasi by a combined team of Ghana’s security services.

It was gathered that the driver of the vehicle used for the kidnapping, who is a mechanic and one other person, were arrested at the scene and assisted the security agencies to arrest others involved in the crime.

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The suspects have reportedly been flown to Accra.

The Minister urged the media to be circumspect in commentary that could compromise investigations on other important matters.

Source: | Dorcas Abedu-Kennedy