Lakki Marwat: Forces, tribesmen recover official
LAKKI MARWAT: The security forces and Bettani tribesmen in a swift action secured release of an official of the political administration and his companion within few hours of their abduction by unidentified armed men here on Monday.
Sources said that five armed men kidnapped political naib tehsildar Mohammad Alam Khan and his companion Mohammad Imran at gunpoint near Tajbikhel area in Lakki Marwat.
“The news of kidnapping spread like a jungle fire in the tribal area and tribesmen belonging to Tajbikhel clan of Bettani tribe formed a lashkar to release the kidnapped persons,” they added.
They said that security forces and tribesmen chased the kidnappers and recovered both the persons safely. Sources said that a kidnapper was also arrested while his other accomplices disappeared in the mountainous area taking the benefit of low visibility due to foggy weather.