Tamil Diplomat

Tamil Nadu Priest released from captivity

Tamil Nadu Jesuit Priest Fr. Alexis Prem Kumar Antonysamy has been released from captivity after eight months. He arrived in Delhi yesterday.

He was abducted from Herat in Afghanistan on June 2, 2014 as he was attending an educational institute run by Jesuite Refugee Service. He was allegedly was abducted by the Taliban. On arrival at the Delhi Airport, he told the media:“God has saved me, I thank him first. It is because of [Prime Minister Narendra] Mr. Modi I am back in India,”