Police recover kidnapped engineer in Ustarzai
Kohat: Police on Thursday afternoon recovered an engineer kidnapped in the Ustarzai area. Armed men had kidnapped a sub-engineer of the Fata communication and works department, Taj Mohammad, and another person, whose name could not be known, from a coaster coming from Hangu to Kohat near Ustarzai.
Officials had said it could be the reaction to the kidnapping of four employees of a bank in Kalaya, belonging to a particular sect, two days ago. Police recovered the sub-engineer from Kachai, a border town of Kohat, but the other man was reportedly shifted to the Orakzai Agency by the kidnappers.
Police have informed the administration of the Orakzai Agency about the incident.
Meanwhile, some militants exploded a bomb on the Kohat-Parachinar road in the Nasratkhel area on Thursday. However, there was no casualty or damage to any vehicle. The bomb disposal squad said the explosives weighed five kilograms and it was a time device. The Saddar police have registered a case.