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Kidnapped Chinese engineer rescued in Parwan

Kidnapped Chinese engineer rescued in Parwan

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Nov 09, 2014 - 14:09

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Chinese engineer was rescued from his captors in central Parwan province on Sunday, about a month later he had been kidnapped from Kabulinfo-icon.

Parwan police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai told Pajhwok Afghan News the Chinese engineer had been kidnapped from Kabul by unknown gunmen about a month back.

He said the kidnappers on seeing police in the area had thrown the engineer into a river in Sanjad Dara area near Charikar, the provincial capital. Police fished out the Chinese national with his hands and feet bound on Sunday morning

The police chief said they had handed over the construction engineer to the Ministry of Interior. He did not further reveal the engineer’s identity.

He said some kidnap gangs used to shift their prey to Parwan and police had intensified efforts to curb the phenomenon.

Some time ago, a notorious kidnapper and serial killer Habib Istalif, a resident of Kabul’s Istalif district, was hanged to death.

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