Canada-wide warrant issued for third suspect in kidnapping of Chinese student

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-05 06:57:26|Editor: ZX
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TORONTO, April 4 (Xinhua) -- A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for a third suspect involved in the kidnapping of a 22-year-old Chinese student in the Greater Toronto Area city of Markham last month, according to York Regional Police Thursday.

The third suspect named Muzamil Addow, aged 28, is wanted on seven charges, including kidnapping, forcible confinement and assault with a weapon.

Addow is the third suspect of four to be named by York Regional Police after surveillance cameras captured three masked men. So far, two suspects have been arrested. They are facing charges of kidnapping, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, and assault.

On the evening of March 23, the Chinese student named Lu Wanzhen was kidnapped by masked and armed suspects in an underground parking garage of a condo building in Markham when he and his friend got out of their vehicle.

Three armed suspects forced the student into a black minivan and fled from the underground parking garage. Police said that there are four suspects, including the vehicle driver in the abduction.

Lu was found alive with minor injuries on March 27 on a rural road in Gravenhurst, Ontario, about 200 kilometers northeast of Markham. He knocked on the door of a house in the town and asked for help.