Man forced to burn car in alleged abduction


Gardaí in Co Limerick are investigating an alleged abduction in which a man was taken from his home and forced to set fire to his car.

The victim claimed he was forced at gunpoint by another man from his home in Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick, shortly after 2am on Wednesday.

He said he was then made drive his car across the Co Kerry border to a remote location near Lyracrompane and set fire to his car.

Despite suffering burn injuries in the incident, the man managed to walk to a nearby house and raise the alarm.

He is being treated for his injuries at Cork University Hospital where his condition is described as stable.