PESHAWAR  - Doctors went on strike in Lady Reading Hospital on Wednesday against kidnapping of their colleague, Dr Amjad Taqweem, and warned to extend their boycott if the government fails to recover him safely.

Doctor Amjad Taqweem was kidnapped by unknown persons when he was on way to his house after offering Isha prayer on Tuesday. Soon after his kidnapping police tightened security at all check posts and started search operation in the area. Dr Javed was in-charge of medical ward in Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.

Both Provincial Doctors Association and Young Doctors Association have warned to extend their strike if the government fails in safe recovery of Dr Amjad.