3 Tesco officials kidnapped from FR Tank
WANA: Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three officials of the Tribal Electric Supply Company (Tesco) from Frontier Region Tank on Monday, official sources said.
The officials of the political administration said the three kidnapped Tesco officials including Line Superintendent Musa Khan and Linemen Samad Khan and Jehanzeb Khan. They said the three had gone to Peeng area inhabited by the Bhittani tribe in the FR Tank for duty when they disappeared.
The officials were unable to trace the missing Tesco officials till filing of this report. Tribal sources said Taliban militants were operating in the area and were suspected to be behind the kidnapping. They said the militants had kidnapped a contractor of the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) and his servant from same area populated by them Bhittani tribe a few months back and released them after payment of heavy ransom.