Government has said that, eight persons were arrested in an operation to that led to the rescue of the two kidnapped Canadian nationals in Kuamsi on Wednesday.
According to what information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said at a press conference in Accra, the eight, included five Ghanaians and three Nigerians.
“Five Ghanaians and three Nigerians are in custody for this particular kidnapping. One suspect sustained injuries during the rescue operation. Victims have been flown to Accra. Preliminary investigations show they are fine and are receiving the necessary attention,” Kojo Oppong Nkrumah told the media at a press conference on Wednesday.
“They were rescued at Kenyase in Kumasi. Doctors and psychologists are engaging the victims to give them all the necessary emotional and psychological support,” he added.
Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty were rescued by Ghanaian police on Wednesday after being held hostage for a week.