2 Canadian girls kidnapped in Ghana have been rescued

Two Canadian girls who have been kidnapped earlier this month in Ghana have been rescued, authorities mentioned.

Ghana’s information ministry mentioned the rescue operation was accomplished early Wednesday within the south-central Ashanti area. No different particulars have been instantly accessible.

The ladies, aged 19 and 20, have been taken on the Kumasi Royal Golf Membership on June four at eight:25 p.m. native time, in keeping with a news release issued by the Ghana Police Service.

Police mentioned they have been volunteers with the non-governmental group Youth Problem Worldwide.

The knowledge ministry has sought to guarantee travellers that the West African nation stays secure regardless of a latest uptick in kidnappings for ransom. The nation has been thought of one of many most secure within the area for overseas travellers.

This was the second time in lower than a month that foreigners have been focused within the metropolis of Kumasi. An Indian nationwide earlier was kidnapped and rescued.

Ghana’s president has vowed to crack down on kidnappers amid fears the abductions might hurt tourism.