NRL star, Jamal Indris, fell victim to an alleged kidnapping attempt in Vietnam on Saturday
Indris' mum posted this frantic Facebook comment on the Contiki Page after the family received his phone call
This terrifying phone call home prompted quick action from his mother, Alana Simon, who contacted Contiki Tours on Facebook in an attempt to figure out what had happened to her son, and if he was ok.
The post on their wall began with ‘URGENT URGENT URGENT’ before launching into more information.
‘If anyone has seen my son Jamal Idris is currently on a kontiki tour in Saigon Vietnam I need you to contact me urgently it is a matter of life and death (sic), ’ she said.
The ex-Penrith Panther's player, 25, was told to cut his 4-5 month tour short and leave the country immediately, this photo is believed to have been taken the day of he incident
‘Cant stress the importance of this message (sic).’
The post had 546 shares at the time of publishing – with those managing the Contiki page letting the frantic followers know he had been located just three hours after the worried mother reached out.
The Australian consulate in Vietnam told the former rugby league player to get out of the country.
Before the incident Idris had shared a photo of himself on Instagram with the caption 'Vietnam I dare say you agree with me'.
The ex-Penrith Panthers player was supposed to be in the country for four-five months, it is not known if he will take the consulate's advice and leave the country immediately.
He is currently in contact with his family.