Fri | Feb 26, 2021

US-based Adventist leader and daughter abducted in Haiti

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 2:33 PM
Elder Ellie Henry (centre), the president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Inter-American Division, and his daughter, Irma Henry (left), were kidnapped after leaving the Haiti Adventist Hospital in Port-au-Prince on Christmas Eve (Photo from Adventist Today).

A US-based Seventh-day Adventist leader and his daughter have been reportedly kidnapped in Haiti. 

According to Adventist today, Elder Ellie Henry, the president of the Seventh-day Adventist Chruch's Inter-American Division, and his daughter, Irma Henry, were kidnapped after leaving the Haiti Adventist Hospital, Felmathe in the capital, Port-au-Prince on Christmas Eve. They were heading to a relative's house. 

Irma Henry is chief of physical therapy at the hospital. Her parents were on a short holiday visit to Haiti. The father and daughter had left the hospital by a private vehicle at about 6:00 p.m., Adventist Today quoted a report from Haitibones.org. However, they did not arrive at their expected destination.

Kidnappers contacted a relative, saying that they were holding the father and daughter for a ransom of US$5 million.

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