GB minister abducted by armed men returns home

Gilgit-Baltistan Prisons Minister Abaid ullah Baig, who was abducted by armed men from Babusar Road, has reached home.

The minister was coming back to Skardu from Islamabad on Friday along with two foreigners when abducted by the terrorists demanding the release of their accomplices from jail, police sources told the TV channel.

Earlier, former GB government spokesperson Faizullah told Geo News that he has spoken to the minister and talks were underway for his release. Faizullah had said he is present at the Jirga where negotiations are held with kidnappers.

“Religious figures and elders are also here in Thak Jal,” he had added.

Abaid ullah Baig was elected from Hunza 6 on a PTI ticket.