Estonian Honorary Consul in Accra, Nabil Makram Basbous was kidnapped in the capital of this state, Accra, but later released as a result of a police operation, TASS reported quoting Delfi.

As it was noted, the incident occurred on April 18. When the consul left the house for a walk in the morning, the Hyundai Elantra car stopped in front of him. A man came out of the car, threatened the consul with a pistol, forced him to get into the car. In the car, the consul was threatened with a pistol and an ax.

Later, the abductors kept Nabil Makram Basbous in a separate room and demanded a ransom for him. Nevertheless, the police were able to quickly find out which car was involved in the abduction and release the consul during the operation. 

The abductors fled. The pistol and two axes were found in their car.