Indian Christian abducted in Libya

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Tripoli, April 5, 2016: An Indian Christian, Reji Joseph, has reportedly gone missing in Tripoli, the capital of Libya. Mr. Joseph, 43, has been working as an IT professional attached to the CRA (Civilian Registration Authority) in Libya. He is a native of Kozhikodu in Kerala State, India. He has not has been heard from for four days.

Reji’s friends and relatives suspect he and three others were abducted. According to information received by his relatives, a gang abducted them from their workplace in Tripoli.

Reji along with his family had moved to Libya two years ago. His wife Shinuja is serving as a nurse in Tripoli. Their three children are in Libya as well.

Reji serves as a voluntary minister with Bibles for Mideast.

Reji’s relatives are communicating with the Libyan authorities. They complain that his employer is reluctant to share sufficient details.

Please pray for Reji Joseph and his family.