Kidnapped Kerala Techie Regi Joseph Released; Swaraj Praises Indian Embassy In Libya

Indian techie Regi Joseph, who was abducted in Libya back in March 2016, has been released by his captor.


The Hindu

File photo of Regi Joseph. The Hindu

The news of Regi’s release was announced by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.


Swaraj also went on to praise Indian Ambassador in Libya Azar AH Khan for all his effort and said it would not have been possible without him.


Regi was kidnapped from outskirts of Libyan capital Tripoli on March 31. He was working as a computer engineer for a company and had sent an SMS to his wife saying he would be delayed in returning home.

It was later learnt that he had been kidnapped.

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