Uganda 8 April, 2019: United States Tourist freed after being kidnapped from Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Kimberly Endicott, 35, and Jean-Paul Mirenge were set upon as they drove through the Queen Elizabeth National Park on the evening of 2 April.
Ugandan Police has confirmed that one of the kidnapper used it’s phone to demand a ransom of $500,000 (£383,435). Meanwhile in a briefing they have confirmed that the tourist and guide is unharmed and in safe hands of the joint security team of Ugandan wildlife authority and a special police tourist protection force.
United States President tweeted about the rescue ” Pleased to report that the American tourist and tour guide that were abducted in Uganda have been released. God bless them and their families!”