Lima: kidnappers get 20 years

November 17, 2000

Six gang members who kidnapped the former rector of the University of Particular, Inca Garcilaso de La Vega, at gunpoint and held him for a ransom of 2 million soles (£397,000) in December 1998 have each been given a 20-year prison sentence. A former administrative employee of the university was found guilty of masterminding the operation.

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