One of the men arrested in connection with the armed kidnapping of a 22-year-old international student in Markham is set to appear in court Wednesday.
Abdullahi Adan, 37, is facing four charges, including kidnapping, forcible confinement and assault with a weapon. The court appearance is to set a date for a bail hearing, which is expected to be on May 16.
On March 23, Wanzhen Lu was allegedly taken from his condo building’s parking garage by three men armed with tasers. A fourth man stayed in the suspect vehicle
Three days later, Lu was found by a homeowner in Gravenhurst with minor injuries. He has since returned to Markham and been reunited with his family who flew to Canada from China.
Hashim Abdullahi, 33, has also been arrested in the case and a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for a third suspect, 28-year-old Muzamil Addow of Toronto.
A fourth suspect has yet to be identified.
Police have since said a ransom demand was made in the case, but haven’t said who it was made to, or if it was paid.