Warrant issued for third suspect in armed kidnapping in Markham

Two of the suspects have been charged. Abdullahi Adan has been held in custody and will be appearing again before the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on April 5 for a bail hearing. Hashim Abdullahi, 33, of Brampton, was held in custody and will be appearing in court on April 8.

Shortly before 6 p.m. on March 23, the victim and his friend were in an underground parking garage at a condominium building located at 15 Water Walk Drive, in the area of Highway 7 and Birchmount Road. Three men, one of whom was armed with a taser weapon, exited a van and grabbed the victim. The victim resisted, was shocked by the suspects and forced into the van.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on March 26, the victim was located after he asked for help at a residence on Doe Lake Road in Gravenhurst. He was suffering from minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. He has since been reunited with his family. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Bureau immediately at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7865. If you spot the suspects do not approach them, call 911 immediately.

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