Twitter expresses gratitude after Shahbaz Taseer returns from captivity

Published: March 8, 2016
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Shahbaz Taseer. PHOTO: FILE

Shahbaz Taseer. PHOTO: FILE

People on the social media, including journalists and politicians, expressed their happiness on the rescue of Shahbaz Taseer, who was recovered from Balochistan – nearly five years after being kidnapped from the Gulberg area of Lahore.

Shahbaz, son of slain former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, was released with concerted efforts of law enforcers in Kuchlak area of the province on Tuesday.

Soon after the news, people took Twitter by storm to voice their support for the late governor’s son and his family:

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari telephoned Shahbaz’s brother Shehryar Taseer and congratulated him on his brother’s safe return.

The government was also appreciated:

Meanwhile, the youngest son of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, Ali Haider Gilani, still awaits release. He was kidnapped during an election campaign rally on May 9, 2013.

Some called for his release:

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