(MENAFN) Libya was announced on Saturday have been able to rescue three people an African kidnapped in Tripoli.
An Interior Ministry statement confirmed "members of the Investigation Bureau managed to free three African abductees from Niger kidnapped for ransom by a Malian national in Tripoli."
It added "one of the kidnapped contacted a relative and asked for the ransom. The relative contacted the bureau, which later arrested the criminal and freed the hostages."
Reports also suggested that Libya usually experiences abductions of African nationals aimed for demanding ransom.
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