Thomas Uzhunnalil was kidnapped in southern
on March 4. Yemen
Fr. Thomas, belonging to the
The central government has reportedly received vital information from its Yemeni counterpart on the involvement of an
A video demanding millions of dollars in return for his release has reportedly surfaced the other day. However, the church authorities said that they have no knowledge of the ransom video.
Even if the Central Government had received such demands from abductors, we assume that the former would not reveal the details as it would affect the efforts to secure his release, the church authorities said.
“We are pinning hopes on the central government’s positive approach to the issue. We strongly condemn the efforts on part of political parties to communalise such an unfortunate incident,” they added.
Fr. George, who was with Fr. Tom in