Two arrested, one more sought for medical student’s abduction

Two men were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of kidnapping a 27-year-old medical student and holding her to ransom.

The two suspects are Greeks aged 48 and 53. A third man, of Albanian nationality is being sought.

Their alleged victim was abducted in the Athens neighborhood of Kypseli on October 31 and was released in the same area on November 9 after her father paid an 82,500-euro ransom.

Police said that the men were arrested after officers raided a home in Artemida, northeastern Attica, where the student was allegedly kept during her ordeal. Also, 80,000 euros of the ransom money was recovered from one of the two suspects’ homes, police said.

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