Indian man kidnapped in Congo has been released: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: An Indian man who was abducted in Congo has been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

 Indian man kidnapped in Congo has been released: Sushma Swaraj

File image of Sushma Swaraj. PTI

Ritesh Hemnani, a Mumbai-based businessman, was reportedly abducted by armed men in Kinshasa on 23 June.

"We have secured the release of Ritesh Hemnani from his captors in Congo. We are thankful to Government of Democratic Republic of Congo," Swaraj tweeted.

In another tweet, she appreciated the efforts of the Indian mission in Congo in securing Hemnani's release.

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Updated Date: Jul 19, 2017 08:38:38 IST