Bara: Forces recover kidnapped man
BARA: The security forces recovered a kidnapped person during routine patrolling in Sorkas area of Bara tehsil on Tuesday, official sources said.
The sources said that the security forces were on a routine patrol in Sorkas when they spotted the kidnappers trying to shift a kidnapped person to a safer place. The kidnapped man identified as Mehraban managed to escape from the custody of the kidnappers. The security forces besieged the area and exchanged fire with the kidnappers, the sources said, adding that one of the alleged kidnappers, Kamal, was injured in the exchange of fire.
The sources said that Mehraban, hailing from Mardan, was a cattle dealer. He had been kidnapped from the cattle market in Sarband village near Peshawar a few days ago. The kidnappers had demanded Rs2 million as ransom for his release. The sources said that the relatives of Mehraban had struck a deal with the kidnappers to pay Rs0.2 million for his release.