RAWALPINDI: Three Pakistanis kidnapped for ransom in Turkey earlier this month have been launched by their kidnappers after 23 days in captivity and are protected, the victims’ households stated on Wednesday.
The victims’ family members sought the assistance of authorities in Pakistan and acquired a name from Turkey at midnight on Wednesday informing all of them three victims had been launched by the abductors with no ransom cost and have been protected.
The victims are residents of the Rawat space in Rawalpindi, and have been recognized as Ghulam Fareed, Zeeshan Ahmed and Mudassir. They travelled to Turkey and have been kidnapped there by unidentified people in early March. The abductors had demanded $60,000 from the victims’ households for his or her protected launch.
A senior official from the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) confirmed that the three Pakistanis had been recovered and it was as much as them whether or not they needed to stay in Turkey or return to Pakistan.
“The Pakistani authorities in Islamabad had taken up the difficulty and had been in touch with the Turkish embassy in Islamabad in addition to the Pakistani embassy in Turkey and Turkish regulation enforcement businesses,” the FIA official stated.
Turkish authorities have been questioning the victims and it has not but been determined whether or not they are going to be despatched again to Pakistan after the authorized formalities have been accomplished.
The households of the victims have been jubilant after listening to of their protected launch, and have been visited by a lot of family members and pals who congratulated them on the information.
Iftikhar Ahmed, whose cousin Ghulam Fareed was a type of kidnapped, informed Daybreak their launch got here after Turkish authorities arrested two journey brokers allegedly concerned within the abduction.
“We would like them to be with us and are available again to Pakistan,” Mr Ahmed stated.
The mom of Zeeshan Ahmed advised the media: “I’m pleased and grateful to God for the protected launch of my son and hope he will probably be with us very quickly.”
His uncle Mehtab Abbasi informed Daybreak they acquired a telephone name after midnight on Wednesday that each one three of the kidnapped Pakistanis had been launched by kidnappers with no ransom cost.
He quoted his nephew as saying that they have been launched as a result of the abductors feared police raids, and the abductors put them in a van and dropped them close to their residences and sped off.
He stated quickly after the victims have been launched, they have been taken to a hospital for medical remedy after which to a police station for authorized formalities.
“Quickly after I spoke to Zeeshan, I knowledgeable the FIA at present that our family members had been launched by the abductors in Turkey,” Mr Abbasi stated.
Turkish regulation enforcement beforehand recovered six Pakistanis who have been kidnapped for ransom who have been then despatched again to Pakistan.
Revealed in Daybreak, March thirtieth, 2017
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