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Abduction saga: Govt points to inconsistencies in Swiss Embassy claims

In a new twist in the alleged Swiss Embassy abduction saga, the Ministry of Foreign Relations yesterday noted that the sequence of events and timeline of the alleged incident did not in any way correspond with the actual movements of the alleged victim.

Issuing a media statement on the matter, the Ministry pointed to inconsistencies in the Embassy’s version of events, as borne out by witness interviews and technical evidence, including Uber records, CCTV footage, telephone records and the GPS data on the Embassy staffer’s movements.

The Ministry also said it had been communicated to the Embassy that the employee, who had allegedly received injuries in the incident, should be presented for a medical examination.

Here is the full text of the statement: