A man who allegedly drugged and kidnapped a woman before photographing himself sexually assaulting her and attempting to extort a $300,000 ransom for the images, has been extradited from Victoria to NSW.

Yanyu Mu, 29, is due to face Parramatta Bail Court in Sydney on Saturday after being arrested at Oakleigh East in Victoria on Thursday.

Police will allege he directed a group of unknown men who forced a 36-year-old woman into a Toyota Camry at Epping in Sydney’s north-west on Saturday, April 20 about 6.45pm, before the vehicle left the scene. 

Detectives attached to State Crime Command’s Robbery & Serious Crime Squad established Strike Force Held to investigate the incident.

Police found the woman at 1pm the following day at another location.

She was immediately taken to hospital for treatment after telling police investigating her kidnapping she had been drugged and sexually assaulted.

The 29-year-old is due to face court in Sydney on Saturday after being arrested at Oakleigh East in Victoria on Thursday

The 29-year-old is due to face court in Sydney on Saturday after being arrested at Oakleigh East in Victoria on Thursday

The man was extradited from Victoria on Friday and taken to Mascot police station

The man was extradited from Victoria on Friday and taken to Mascot police station

Detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Eastwood on April 22. They found the woman's clothing, as well as prohibited drugs and bindings believed to have been used in the alleged sexual assault in a bin at the home

Detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Eastwood on April 22. They found the woman’s clothing, as well as prohibited drugs and bindings believed to have been used in the alleged sexual assault in a bin at the home

Detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Eastwood on April 22.

They found the woman’s clothing, as well as prohibited drugs and bindings believed to have been used in the alleged sexual assault in a bin at the home, not far from where the woman was abducted.

The items were taken for forensic examination.

The 29-year-old man was extradited from Victoria on Friday and taken to Mascot police station.

He has been charged with take/detain in company with intent to ransom, occasion actual bodily harm, knowingly direct activities of criminal group, aggravated sexual assault in company and deprive liberty, intentionally record intimate images without consent, threaten to distribute intimate images without consent and use intoxicating substance to commit indictable offence.

found the woman's clothing, as well as prohibited drugs and bindings believed to have been used in the alleged sexual assault

The items were found in a bin at the Eastwood home, not far from where the woman was abducted

Police will allege in court the man kidnapped and drugged the woman before photographing her during the sexual assault and threatening to release the images unless the woman paid him $300,000

Police will allege in court the man kidnapped and drugged the woman before photographing her during the sexual assault and threatening to release the images unless the woman paid him $300,000.

The man was refused bail and is due to face Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

Investigations under Strike Force Held continue.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

National Sexual Abuse and Redress Support Service 1800 211 028

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