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Kidnapped child rescued, couple detained in Herat

Kidnapped child rescued, couple detained in Herat

Mar 15, 2019 - 15:33

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police in western Herat province arrested a man and his wife and rescued a two and a half years old child they had kidnapped, the Ministry of Interior said on Friday.

According to the Ministry of Interior’s Facebook page, the child had been kidnapped on Thursday from the second police district of Herat city, the provincial capital.

The child was rescued within 24 hours and two persons, a married couple, were detained in connection with the case.

“The child after being abducted was taken to a house in Karta Gulkhana area in Injil district, but police were able to detect the house and arrest the kidnappers.”

The Interior Ministry said the detainees had confessed to kidnapping the child.

The incident comes after police in Kabul detained two suspects in connection with the kidnap-murder case of a six-year-old girl.



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