Gilgit-Baltistan Minister Obaidullah kidnapped

Gilgit Minister Obaidullah

Gilgit-Baltistan Minister Obaidullah kidnapped

Gilgit-Baltistan Minister Obaidullah  along with two foreigners was kidnapped by armed men.

According to police sources, the provincial minister was abducted from Babusar while coming to Gilgit from Islamabad.

Sources said that the kidnappers have demanded the release of their jailed colleagues.

The former spokesperson of Gilgit-Baltistan government, Faizullah, said that he has spoken to Obaidullah, negotiations are going on for the release of the provincial minister.

Faizullah said that the last stage of negotiations is going on at the place of Thik Jal, “I am present in the Jirga at the place of Thik Jal”.  “Religious figures and elders are also here in Thak Jal,” he added.

Provincial Minister Obaidullah was elected from GBA Hunza 6 on PTI ticket. (News Desk)