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Two kidnap suspects arrested after police raid Sharjah flat

Two Bangladeshi nationals accused of kidnapping a compatriot and demanding a Dh5,000 ransom have been arrested, police say.

Two Bangladeshi nationals accused of kidnapping a compatriot and demanding a Dh5,000 ransom have been arrested, police say.

The brother of the victim reported the abduction to police, telling officers the kidnappers repeatedly called him, demanding money for his brother's release.

They also beat the victim and made his brother listen to his pleas over the phone.Officers used the phone numbers to trace the suspects to a home in Sharjah.

Police raided the flat on Monday, arrested two suspects and freed the kidnapped man.

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