Malaysian kidnaps woman who turned down his marriage proposal

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October 22, 2007 04:51

 
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A 60-year-old farmer was so determined to marry a 28-year-old estate worker in Malaysia he kidnapped her when she turned down his proposal, police said Monday. The farmer forced the woman into his car while she was walking home from work in eastern Terengganu state, the New Straits Times reported. But a friend of the woman witnessed her abduction Thursday and informed police, who contacted the man's relatives to persuade him to free her. Nine hours later the woman was released unharmed and the farmer surrendered to police, said the newspaper.

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