Arrests made in connection with kidnapping of American tourist in Uganda: Police

Police say at least eight arrests have been made in connection with the kidnapping of an American tourist and her safari guide in Uganda's most popular national park.
1:28 | 04/09/19

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Only thing Uganda making several arrests and those individuals now being held on suspicion of being involved in the kidnapping of American tourist Kimberly CU and a caught and her guide. The announcement coming on day two of their ongoing search for the kidnappers. Police now revealing their search spanned across two countries and even after locating the exact hide out of the captors. Police say their priority with to get the victims rescued. First. We couldn't make every. Because movement in bucks. Include cuts in on the legs of his victims. But now we are progressing and invest. And to cot and her local guide were kidnapped at gunpoint in Queen Elizabeth park in Uganda last Tuesday today. Questions still remain about whether a ransom was paid to get them out Ugandan in American officials are adamant no ransom was paid. Noting that paying of ransom only encourages more kidnappers. But according to the safari company wild Frontieres a ransom was paid as part of a negotiated handover. How ever the rescue came to be for and to cut friend they're just grateful she safe. Interests here. Hey every day relieved that mean that again it's think it did I'm glad that she's going to be back with their family. Police in the meantime say they are actively investigating and they're still looking for more people. Who may have been involved Elizabeth her ABC news New York.

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