Hostage-Taking Ends, One Arrested
Albanian Daily News
Published August 15, 2017
A hostage-taking situation in Velipoja due to an unpaid debt, ended with the arrest of the author. The intensive negotiations conducted between the police and the perpetrator, named Dede Gjikolaj, led to a peaceful solution of the situation.
The latest took in hostage during early morning hours Pjeter Narka after a heated debate over an unpaid debt of EUR 4000. He pointed a gun to Narka forcing him to enter in his vehicle's trunk. Gjikolaj managed to initially elude capture by driving at high speed through a road-block set by the police in Velipoja - Shkodra axis.