LAKKI MARWAT: The police on Saturday claimed to have recovered a resident of the North Waziristan tribal district from the captivity of his kidnappers during a raid in Manjakhel area of Bannu.

After receiving information that a man had been detained at a house in the rural locality, district police officer Imran Shahid tasked sub-divisional police officer (rural) Rizwan Khan with securing the safe release of the abducted man, said an official.

He said a police team raided the house and recovered the man identified as Hamid Khan, a resident of Dattakhel.

Hamid told the police that Shahid Noor, Abdul Jabbar, Riaz and Rukh Niaz had kidnapped him from New Adda on Oct 13.

He said the kidnappers snatched two mobile phones from him and took him to a house in Manjakhel and detained him there.

The official said a case had been registered against the kidnappers and efforts were underway to arrest them.

Published in Dawn, October 17th, 2021

Opinion

Editorial

Who should vote?
06 Dec 2021

Who should vote?

Logistical issues regarding transparency in the casting of votes also require detailed deliberations.
06 Dec 2021

Weak fundamentals

LAST week, Pakistan’s finance chief Shaukat Tarin sought to reassure the markets and people that our economic...
06 Dec 2021

Winter sports potential

FOR a country blessed with three of the world’s most famous mountain ranges, Pakistan has produced precious few...
Horror in Sialkot
Updated 05 Dec 2021

Horror in Sialkot

All it takes now is an allegation of blasphemy and an individual or two to incite a mob to commit murder.
05 Dec 2021

Iran deadlock

EFFORTS to revive the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Austrian capital of Vienna appear to be deadlocked, and...
05 Dec 2021

Reality of AIDS

AS World AIDS Day was marked on Dec 1, it came as a sobering reminder of how newer, major health hazards — the...