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Man Found in Car Trunk

A routine car check by traffic police in northwestern Moscow turned up a Hollywood-style find, as officers discovered a man in the trunk of a Volvo XC 90, Interfax reported Wednesday.

Upon release, the man, identified by the Lifenews.ru online tabloid as Gleb Makarenkov, 27, told the police that he was kidnapped by the jealous husband of a woman that Makarenkov was suspected of having an affair with.

The alleged cuckold, Ruslan Ivkin, 32, who was present in the car along with his accomplice David Pinkhasov, 18, denied the motive, the news agency said, citing a law enforcement source.

It remained unclear how Ivkin explained the kidnapping or whether his suspicions were justified.

(MT)

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