Chief Justice’s father kidnapped in Jalalabad
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Supreme Court Chief Justice’s father has been kidnapped by unidentified men in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.
Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that CJ Syed Yousuf Halim’s 90 years old father Syed Hassan was kidnapped last week.
“Hassan was kidnapped on his way from home to a mosque on March 17,” he said. Security forces had been trying to locate the kidnapped man, the spokesman added.
The Chief Justice, a resident of Rodat district, owns two houses in Kabul and Jalalabad.
The Chief Justice family and police have not yet commentedon the incident.
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