Gumpilova Gann, one of two citizens of the Czech Republic, abducted by Islamists in Pakistan and a year ago bought out by the government, tried to return to his captors, but was detained by special services of Turkey.
About it writes on Sunday, February 7, news Agency RIA Novosti with reference to sources in the intelligence agencies and the website of the Prague weekly Respekt, the next issue which comes out this Monday.
The article says that Gunn and Anthony Gumpilova Hrusecka went in 2013 on a journey through Arab countries and were abducted by a Islamic groups in Pakistan.
The negotiations between the terrorists and the Czech authorities were two years and the amount of the ransom demanded by the kidnappers, decreased from $ 20 million to 6 million. This money was allocated by the Czech Ministry of Finance and at the end of March 2015, the two women were safely returned to their home country through the Turkish humanitarian organization IHH
However, as became clear after his return, in captivity Gumpilova converted to Islam and planned to return to Pakistan to their kidnappers.
That the liberation of women was paid a ransom, in the Czech Republic was not reported – the authorities denied the fact of negotiations, considering it a dangerous precedent.
The details of this transaction became known to the media in connection with the exchange of five kidnapped last year in Lebanon, citizens of the Czech Republic on two arms dealers, was in the Czech prison. They were supposed to be extradited to the U.S., where they were threatened with life imprisonment.