Man charged with kidnapping and torture after victim is found clinging to life in bushland
- A man was charged on Christmas Eve following a month long police appeal
- The man allegedly kidnapped and tortured another who was found unconscious
- He is expected to be tried for 17 offences in court in January 2020
A Queensland man was arrested and charged on Christmas Eve for the alleged abduction and torture of a man who was found clinging to life in bushland north of Brisbane.
The 47-year-old was found unconscious near a van in the area of Moreton Bay last June, where it was believed he had been lying for three days.
He had sustained severe brain injuries in the attack which took place just days before.
The charge followed an appeal launched by Queensland Police earlier this month.
Police launched an appeal earlier this month for anyone who had seen the black Benz van (pictured) entering the bushland to contact them which led to the arrest of a man
Police urged anyone who had seen the Black Mercedes Benz Van entering the bushland in Morayfield to contact them.
The man was charged with 17 offences including: assault, deprivation of liberty, torture, supplying dangerous drugs and trafficking dangerous drugs.
He is set to appear in Caboolture Magistrates Court on the 13th of January.
The black Mercedes van (pictured) that was found mysteriously abandoned in bushland held the key to solving who was responsible for the bashing of a man to within an inch of his life
Emergency services attended the scene in North Queensland bushland (above) where a man had been left unconscious for three days
The man who was found clinging to life sustained serious brain injuries as a result of torture