Govt. making 'efforts' to secure release of Malyali techie

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Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-04-08 10:13 New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that the government will leave no stone unturned to locate and secure the release of Regi Joseph, a Kerala techie allegedly abducted by militants in Libya. The 43-year-old was abducted from his workplace at Souk al Jumaa near Libya's capital ,Tripoli, on March 31. "Regi Joseph - an Indian national from Kerala was abducted in Libya few days back. We are making all efforts to secure his release," Swaraj tweeted. Regi's wife Shinuja, a nurse at the Tripoli-based TMC Hospital, had earlier sought the Indian embassy's help in this matter. The couple have three daughters. Last month, a Malayali nurse and her infant son were killed in a shelling attack in Libya. The incident reportedly occurred when a shell landed in their apartment complex. (ANI)