Jacqueline Veyrach was abducted on Monday when a gang forced her from her 4×4 into another vehicle, not far from her home in Nice. Ms Veyrach is 76 and has been the target of a previous kidnap attempt.

From the AFP and the Manila Standard

Elderly luxury hotel boss kidnapped in Cannes

The head of a five-star hotel in the French resort town of Cannes was kidnapped on Monday, the local prosecutor said.

Jacqueline Veyrach, 76, president of the Grand Hotel in Cannes, was seized from her car in the middle of the day near her home in Nice, said prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre.

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