Foreigners kidnapping Chinese women in Azerbaijan detained: interior ministry
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 8 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
Foreigners kidnapping a Chinese woman in Azerbaijan were detained.
A citizen of China living in Lokbatan settlement of Karadag region Tsanq Yogin appealed to the head Department for Organized Crime on Jan. 6. He said that his wife Tsanq Venil was kidnapped with her car Opel Astra by strangers in the eighth kilometer at 02:00 p.m. Kidnappers demanded $300,000 for her release, the interior ministry press-service told Trend .
The immediate actions taken by operative-search group consisting of employees of the interior ministry and the ministry of national security revealed that on Jan. 5 Venil with her husband were in their compatriot Li Vin's house situated in the eighth kilometer. Venil went to the yard at 02:00 p.m. and did not return.
Kidnappers phoned Venil's husband in the morning and said that his wife was kidnapped by citizens of China. They demanded money for her release.
They threatened to kill Venil if he applies to the police and does not pay money.
They also said that they cut Venil's finger and threw it in the yard of his house. Venil's finger was found in the yard.
Criminals suspected in this case Li Jen Vay, Zengo Van, Vanq Liyonq and Vanq Konqyonq were detained the same day.
Masks, knives, axe, metallic batons used while committing crimes and mobile phones were revealed in their house and withdrawn.
Venil's eyes were plastered with sticky tape.
The Department for Organized Crime has filed a criminal case on the article 144.1 (kidnapping) of the criminal case.