2 abducted persons recovered: AC

BARKHAN: Two abducted persons from Multan were recovered after exchange of fire from Jandaran Mountains Thursday. Barkhan is about 460 Km east of Quetta.

Assistant Commissioner Barkhan Khadim Hussain here today two traders Aftab Ahmed Hashmi and Arshad Rana were abducted from Rakhani Bazaar on January 14 by six armed men at gun point who took them to unknown place.

He said on secret information he along with heavy contingent of Levies force encircled Jandran Mountains. These mountains are located between Barkhan and Kohlu. After exchange fo fire abductors fled from the scene. Search of a cave led to the recovery of two traders who were tied in chains. Their condition was very bad.

They were brought to Barkhan and their medical examination was carried out.

AC said since they have got sufficient proofs, abductors would be nabbed soon.

Recovered traders said their abductors misbehaved with them very badly. They were provided one bread by hanging it with a rope. Water is also given in a bottle in the same way.