Hangu: Schoolteacher recovered, 4 kidnappers held
HANGU: The police on Thursday recovered a schoolteacher and arrested his four kidnappers during a raid in the Noorani village in Doaba area, the police officials said.
Speaking at a press conference, the District Police Officer (DPO) of Hangu, Iftikhar Ahmad, said four armed men had kidnapped a schoolteacher Shah Mehmood, a resident of Uzma Banda eight months ago, from Sarozai area in Doaba. He said the kidnappers demanded Rs200 million ransom for his release.
He said the police raided a house in Noorani village and recovered the kidnapped teacher while four kidnappers including Muhammad Ayub, Wahid Khan, Shamim Gul and Shamsur Rehman were arrested.
The DPO said the police also recovered two Kalashnikov rifles, three guns and 500 cartridges from their possession. The DPO announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for the cops.