Toronto woman’s kidnapping led to $1.3M worth of drugs and $150K cash found on suspects: Police

Courtesy: Toronto Police Services

Toronto police have arrested and charged three men accused of kidnapping and breaking into a woman’s house earlier this month.

On Jan. 15, police responded to a break and enter call near Eglinton Avenue East and Mount Pleasant Road, police said in a press release on Monday. 

Toronto police said the series of events began when a woman met up with a man she knew and got into a vehicle. 

Seized firearms/ TPS

This is when police said two men in disguises pointed a gun at her and stole her phone and keys.

It is further alleged that they drove to the victim’s house and broke in. The woman was eventually pushed out of the car. 

Two days later police located the suspects and the vehicle used in the alleged kidnapping. 

Oumer Bekri, 26, of Mississauga, Daniel Ofori, 30, of Burnaby, British Columbia, and Jugraj Randhawa, 32, of Toronto, were arrested.

The have been charged with robbery with a firearm, use firearm during the commission of an offence, point firearm, break and enter, disguise with intent, kidnapping and forcible confinement.

Following four search warrants, they seized more than eight kilograms of drugs which consisted of Fentanyl, Cocaine, Heroin and Crystal Meth, with a total street value of $1.3 million.

They also found loaded firearms and $150,000 in cash. All suspects appeared in court and are in custody awaiting bail.

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