Frenchman held on Euro warrant in Marbella

  • The suspect was wanted in connection with the kidnap of a man in December

A 29-year-old French man with a European warrant issued for his arrest has been held by police in Marbella.

The man, originally from the French city of Nantes, is alleged to have kidnapped and tortured a man, under a contract from a third party, with three accomplices in December.

The victim was burnt and had a finger amputated. The attack is said to be related to drugs.

The wanted man was found in a property near Marbella. His alleged offence carries a sentence of 30 years in France.