Four arrested over ‘plan to kidnap’ Belgian justice minister

Belgium’s Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne talks to the media as he arrives for the EU informal justice and home affairs ministerial meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. – EPA pic, September 26, 2022.

POLICE arrested four suspects this weekend over what Belgium’s justice minister described as a plan to kidnap him.

Vincent Van Quickenborne, who is also mayor of the city of Kortrijk, in western Flanders, appeared to blame a “drug mafia” in a video message run by state broadcaster RTBF.

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