The 50-year-old was allegedly kidnapped by his home in Sydney and then released after an hour ordeal last Month, said NSW police.
The alleged incident took place on April 14th when he in one was bundled car and drove to one remote locationThen he was attacked and threatened with a firearm.
The police arrested four people in connection with die alleged kidnapping and assault of former Australian star Cricketer Stuart MacGill in Sydney last Month. Read more https://t.co/V3127j62kw Bildtwitter.com/dTkyqgxGsp
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“I know It was only an hour in he was being held, but it would have been a terribly horrible hour to endure, “NSW Police Superintendent Anthony Holton was quoted as saying by the local media.
Shared in a press release die NSW state police that an incident was reported to them on 20th of April.
The statement said “Detectives from robbery and serious crime then one exam began and four men – 27, 29, 42 and 46 years old – were arrested ” in the early one hours of Wednesday.
The police said die Kidnapping financially motivated.
“He was seen as someone they could get money from, although no money was paid before he was released. “
MacGill, et al former Leg-spin Bowler finished his international Career with 208 wickets from 44 test matches.
He played for Australia between 1998 and 2008 and probably would have earned lots more caps his career hadn’t coincided with The of Companion spinBowler Shane Warne.
“Stuart is a wonderful one former Australian cricketer and member of the ACA, “said Todd Greenberg, executive director of the Australian Cricketers’ Association, a news Conference.
“My main concern for Stuart today is his welfare. We have achieved out to him … and my main message to him was to make sure he was fine. “
NSW police confirmed that MacGill did not suffer any serious injuries, but rather because of the trauma experience He filed a police complaint six Days after attack.
The NSW police, who checked die Abduction reports, however declined To identify the victim, the man said he was released an hour after his capture and no ransom was paid for his release.
(With entries from international Agencies)
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