News

Saudi Businessman Kidnapped From Cairo-Ismailia Desert Road

Saudi Businessman Kidnapped From Cairo-Ismailia Desert Road

8fc1b1f4-cd8f-4ed1-bcee-1f6329e97775_16x9_600x338

Unidentified assailants kidnapped on Monday evening Saudi businessman Hassan Ali Ahmed Al-Send off the Cairo-Ismailia Desert Road, Al Masry Al Youm reported.

His car was reportedly found 76 km from his home in the Fifth Settlement in New Cairo in the direction of Suez.

The preliminary police investigation suggests that the assailants, who were armed, stopped Al-Send’s car and forced him and his driver into another car, which subsequently drove off.

Egyptian authorities were contacted by individuals from Al-Send’s company who said he had failed to attend a scheduled meeting, after which the security services went to the Ismailia road, where they found his abandoned car.

Al-Send is a partner in Al Shams Agro Group, a company working in the “integrated food industry.” His Egyptian business partner is a retired general whose son allegedly was kidnapped three years ago, the newspaper says. Egyptian authorities are investigating whether the former kidnapping could be connected to Al-Send’s.

Al-Send, who had been in Cairo for four days, has a number of investment projects in the city.

His family has yet to receive any demands for a ransom.

Egypt's Presidency Mourns Death of Egyptian, UK Promises Quick Investigation
Egyptian Killed in UK 'Arson Attack'

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Israel Signs $US 15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Egyptian Court Adds Former Presidential Candidate Abdel Monem Aboul Fotouh to Terror List

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Khaled Ali Resigns from ‘Bread and Liberty’ Party After Sexual Harassment Accusations

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 20, 2018

Teenage FGM Rate Declines Amid Ongoing Fight to Stop the Practice Around Egypt

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 19, 2018

Egypt’s Ismailia to Become an ‘Electronic City’ in Attempts to Overcome Bureaucracy

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Khaled Ali’s Party Acquits Him of Sexual Misconduct Following Accusation

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Egypt’s Cycling Team Wins the 2018 African Championship

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah Scores 30 Goals in 36 Games

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.