MOSCOW, November 22 (Itar-Tass) — The Kalmykia police detained in Elista three suspected abductors, who were seeking to traffic a man to the North Caucasus by force for the slave work for them. “The abducted was released,” the press centre of the Russian Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
The police reported that three unemployed residents in Chechnya abducted a 40-year-old man from the flat in the town Volzhsk in the Volgograd Region, then they were seeking to bring him by car to Chechnya.
“On Wednesday morning the road police stopped a car and detained the abductors at a road police post in Elista. The abducted man was released,” the press centre reported. The ministry noted the abducted man testified that the abductors intended to bring him in Chechnya for the slavery work for them.
The criminal case was opened under Article 126 of the Russian Criminal Code for abduction.