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Abduction Update: Wanted Man Arrested,
Five Men Arrested to date,
Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue



Broadcast time: 09:30
Friday, May 15, 2020

31 Division
416-808-3100

Case #: 2020-460088


On Thursday, May 14, 2020, Chief Mark Saunders announced the arrests of four men as part of an ongoing investigation into the March 2020 abduction of a 14-year-old boy. The Service also published the image and name of a fifth man wanted in the matter.

See previous release.

Following the announcement, the fifth man turned himself in to police at 31 Division.

Solaiman Nassimi, 29, of No Fixed Address, has been charged with:

1. Kidnapping for Ransom
2. Forcible Confinement
3. Break and Enter with Intent
4. Uttering Threats (Bodily Harm)
5. Uttering Threats (Death)
6. Arson

He is next scheduled to appear in court, at 1000 Finch Avenue West, Room 301, on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Court dates for the other arrested parties are as follows:

Samir Abdelgadir is scheduled to appear at 1000 Finch Avenue West, Room 301, on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Liban Hussein and Hamed Shahnawaz are scheduled to appear at 1000 Finch Avenue West, Room 301, on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Scott McManus is schedule to appear in court, at 1000 Finch Avenue West, Room 301, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.


The Toronto Police Service would like to the thank the media and the public for their assistance.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sean Sutton, 31 Division