he gang, known as 400 Mazowo, was demanding a ransom of $1m (£740,000) for each of the 17 hostages.

Two people were freed in November, and another three in early December, but their identities were not revealed.

All members of the group were finally freed two months after being kidnapped. Their release followed weeks of negotiations with 400 Mazowo, police spokesman Gary Desrosiers told AFP news agency, ending an ordeal brought global attention to the Haiti’s growing problem of gang abductions.

Whether a ransom was paid is unknown, and it is unclear what happened to the

he gang, known as 400 Mazowo, was demanding a ransom of $1m (£740,000) for each of the 17 hostages.

Two people were freed in November, and another three in early December, but their identities were not revealed.

All members of the group were finally freed two months after being kidnapped. Their release followed weeks of negotiations with 400 Mazowo, police spokesman Gary Desrosiers told AFP news agency, ending an ordeal brought global attention to the Haiti’s growing problem of gang abductions.

Whether a ransom was paid is unknown, and it is unclear what happened to the