Successful operation: Kidnapped picnickers recovered

The political administration of Orakzai and security forces confirmed the abducted persons had been recovered.


Our Correspondent August 16, 2014

HANGU: Twelve picnickers who were kidnapped by unidentified men a day earlier were recovered on Friday. A district administration official said the people were recovered from Kachai area on the boundary of Orakzai Agency and Kohat district. The kidnappers managed to escape before the raid, said the official. Obleya Mena police SHO Gulzar Khan said the 12 people from Kohat were on the way to the scenic Samana area of Hangu on Thursday. They were stopped at Injeer Patai area of the district where they were abducted by armed men, added the SHO. Following this, a search operation was launched by the police and security forces in the area. The political administration of Orakzai and security forces confirmed the abducted persons had been recovered.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 16th,2014.

E-Publications

Most Read

COMMENTS

Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ