President TrumpDonald TrumpGOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified 'diverse group' of investors Iran thinks it has the upper hand in Vienna — here's why it doesn't MORE on Monday called on Ugandan authorities to apprehend the individuals responsible for the kidnapping of an American woman and her safari guide one day after officials said they were safely recovered.
"Uganda must find the kidnappers of the American Tourist and guide before people will feel safe in going there. Bring them to justice openly and quickly!" Trump tweeted.
Uganda must find the kidnappers of the American Tourist and guide before people will feel safe in going there. Bring them to justice openly and quickly!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 8, 2019
American woman Kim Sue Endicott and her Congolese driver, Jean-Paul Mirenge Remezo, were kidnapped at gunpoint last week while visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park, the country's most popular park. The two were held captive for five days, and the individuals behind the plot demanded a $500,000 ransom for their release.
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Ugandan police said they would turn Endicott over to the U.S. ambassador to Uganda on Monday.
Security services have this evening managed to rescue kidnapped U.S. citizen Kimberly Sue Endicott and her driver Jean Paul Mirenge. Appreciation goes to @PoliceUg and sister security agencies that led the operation to return Sue and Jean Paul.— Government of Uganda (@GovUganda) April 7, 2019
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Today Monday, 8th/04/ 2019, the IGP, will hand over Ms. Kimberley Sue Endicott, the American tourist who was rescued yesterday, Sunday 7th/ 04/ 2019, to Her Excellency, the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, at the American Embassy in Kampala.— Uganda Police Force (@PoliceUg) April 8, 2019