Dutchman eleven days as a hostage in Spain

Dutchman eleven days as a hostage in Spain

Photo: Policia Nacional

A Dutch man is in Spain, kidnapped, and after eleven days in custody.

The kidnappers demanded 1.5 million euro ransom. When that would be paid, grabbed the police and the man was freed. Five people have been arrested, according to the Spanish police Monday.

The man was in mid-June overpowered and taken away when his house in Lloret de Mar wanted to enter. The kidnappers, who police uniforms wore out, beat and drogeerden him and did him a blindfold. Then forced him into the trunk of a car. They held him in multiple places.

The man’s wife made an appointment with the kidnappers to pay the ransom. That would happen in a hotel along a highway in the vicinity of Madrid.


Spanish police frees kidnapped Dutch man after eleven days


Agents kept the environment in the holes and saw a few hours before the appointment that the victim, a house was taken and in the cargo area of a van was taken. Probably felt the kidnappers when wet, because she went right back to the house. That was in the town of Casarrubios del Monte, southwest of Madrid.

The police did immediately a raid to the abducted man to the rescue. The victim was by all narcotics half conscious and is taken to a hospital. He has only some bruises as a result.

Four people were arrested. A fifth kidnapper escaped through the roof and a day later arrested. The perpetrators belong to an Eastern European gang.


The leader of them was a Romanian in a hospital in Madrid worked. So he came to the resources to get the Dutchman to stun, think the police.

It is not known why they calculated this Dutchman, who is originally from the former Yugoslavia, have been kidnapped.

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