…..Police Widens Search for American Grandmother Kidnapped in Uganda
……as Gunmen Demand $500k Ransom
TEAMS widened the search area Thursday as the American woman kidnapped from a Ugandan park by gunmen, who are now demanding a ransom, has been pictured.
Kimberly Sue Endicott, a grandmother was on a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park on Tuesday evening when her vehicle was ambushed by four gunmen in military uniforms, who are now demanding a ransom of $500,000.
Sue Endicott was kidnapped with Wild Frontiers Safari driver Jean-Paul Mirenge Remezo, 48.
State-run Uganda Wildlife Authority said the Congolese father-of-two was driving without an armed guard despite advice to have one present.
A friend said Thursday that Endicott had shared an image on Instagram of four armed guards before she suddenly stopped posting two days ago.
A friend said that Sue Endicott, who turns 57 on April 15, had shared an image on Instagram of four armed guards and had been posting about her trip.