On the 26th of August, the founder and CEO of a Swiss Space Systems, Pascal Jaussi, was abducted by two men and forced to drive to a remote forest where he was possibly beaten before being set alight. He remains in hospital in a serious condition. It is unclear what was the motivation behind the attack, though some reports suggest the two men were hit men.

From the Local

Swiss space firm boss left badly injured in violent attack

The entrepreneur was found near his vehicle and transported to Lausanne’s CHUV hospital with burns on 25 percent of his body.

According to the paper’s sources, Jaussi was forced to drive his car into a forest, where he was doused in petrol and set on fire. He managed to get himself out of the vehicle and call a friend, who alerted emergency services.

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