Police stated that on April 14, the 50-12 months-previous Stuart MacGill was confronted by three males at an intersection and bundled right into a car (AFP Photo)
SYDNEY: Australian armed police on Wednesday stated that they had arrested 4 males in reference to the armed kidnapping of former Test bowler Stuart MacGill.
The males had been detained in a pre-daybreak raid in Sydney, following the kidnapping of the cricketer in the metropolis’s prosperous Lower North Shore final month.
MacGill was lauded as a proficient bowler and performed 44 Tests for Australia, however was unfortunate that his profession coincided with that of Shane Warne, ranked by many as the greatest spin bowler of all time.
Police stated that on April 14, the 50-12 months-previous was confronted by three males at an intersection and bundled right into a car.
He was pushed to a property an hour out of the metropolis, and in accordance with police was assaulted and threatened with a firearm earlier than being released after the hour-lengthy ordeal.
Local media reported that MacGill’s kidnappers had been looking for a ransom.
After “extensive investigations” a police strike pressure and riot officers arrested 4 males aged 27, 29, 42 and 46, in the early hours of Wednesday.
“The men were taken to local police stations where charges are expected to be laid,” New South Wales police stated.