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Child rescued, alleged kidnappers arrested in Samangan

Child rescued, alleged kidnappers arrested in Samangan

Feb 18, 2018 - 20:17

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police rescued a child and arrested two kidnappers in northern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday.

Police spokesman Munir Rahaimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the child was the son of a businessman and had been abducted from Maza-i-Sharif, the provincial capital of northern Balkh province along with $5,000 on Saturday.

He said the kidnappers wanted to shift the child to Kabul but they were captured in Rabatak locality of Aibak, Samangan’s capital.

The child after being rescued was handed over to his family and investigation from the arrested kidnappers were underway.

The arrested alleged kidnappers belong to Balkh and Faryab provinces, he concluded.