Philippines: Kerala man escapes al Qaeda, to return home

Dakshina Muraleedharan, CNN-IBN | Aug 11, 2012 at 10:18pm

Biju Kolara Veetil from Calicut was abducted in the Philippines, while visiting his in-laws. In July 2012, he miraculously escaped and is now is now safe in police custody, and is in touch with Indian officials, MEA spokesman Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. Veetil also hopes to head back home soon.