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No clue yet to former Herat governor abducted in Islamabad

No clue yet to former Herat governor abducted in Islamabad

Feb 17, 2016 - 10:53

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): There has been no clue yet to a former governor of Afghanistaninfo-icon’s western Herat province who was kidnapped in Islamabad last week, police said on Wednesday.

Syed Fazlullah Wahidi was abducted by unidentified gunmen in the Rana Market area of Pakistaninfo-icon’s capital, where he had come along with his family to get visas for the United Kingdom.

Also a civil societyinfo-icon activist, Wahidi was staying in a high-end guesthouse in Islamabad’s F-7 sector. The Afghan embassy has lodged a case in the Kohsar Police Station.

As law-enforcement agency continue trying to ascertain his whereabouts, a top police officer told Pajhwok Afghan News concrete progress in the ongoing search operation remained elusive.

On Saturday, senior police officers had briefed Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on efforts to recover Wahidi. They had claimed making headway in the case.

Malik Bashir, an official at the Kohsar Police Station where the kidnapping case has been filed, confirmed they had been far from knowing where the former governor was being kept.



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