QUETTA: Kidnappers released Judicial Magistrate Ziarat? Jam Saka Dashti on Friday evening, reported a private TV channel.

Balochistan Home Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani said the kidnappers freed Dashti near Ziarat Cross after three days. He said the kidnapped law officer spent three days in captivity and was finally set free by his captors.

“The judicial magistrate is safe and sound. He has been shifted to Quetta,” Durrani said. The motive behind the kidnapping is yet to be confirmed. However, the officials were reluctant to comment over the method adopted for the release of the judicial magistrate.

Armed militants had kidnapped Jam Saka Dashti near Ziarat-Pishin cross when he was coming to Quetta from the tourist town of Balochistan.–Staff Reporter