A man from Limassol district was hospitalised after being viciously attacked before being bundled into a car only to be set free by his abductors a little later, police said on Thursday.
“At around ten yesterday evening, police received information that an injured 42-year-old from Limassol had been taken to a private clinic in Limassol,” police said.
At around 9pm the man was in a house being renovated in the village of Korfi when he was assaulted by three men, who beat him, causing injuries to various parts of his body.
The man was then forced into a vehicle and driven a few kilometres down the road to an area on the outskirts of Palodia village and released.
“The man was then put in a car and transported to a point in Limassol district where he was set free at the side of the road. From medical examinations carried out on the 42-year-old, he was found to have multiple injuries in various parts of his body, a fracture on his right side, and was held for further treatment.”
Lania police station and Limassol CID are continuing investigations.