Egyptian Abroad Program at Forum fo Development and Human Rights (FDHRD) follows up the case of kidnapping of the two Egyptian students “Moamen” and “Fady. They were kidnapped by a gang in, Ferring city in South Africa on 17 March before Ramdan holy month.
The two students are studying in an aviation institute in South Africa, with headquarters in Cairo. They were kidnapped while they were driving their car, which was found on the side of a road with identification papers belonging to the two Egyptian youths.
The kidnappers demanded a ransom of about 9 million Egyptian pounds for their release.
Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of Emigration and Egyptians Abroad, stated that she is following up this problem.
With the cooperation of the Egyptian Embassy in South Africa with the South African authorities, and the ATIS Academy of Civil Aviation in South Africa, the students were released on June 10, 2022, a month after the kidnapping.