SWAT - In the light of February 16 peace agreement, signed between the government and Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammadi (TNSM), 14 more Taliban hailing from Buner District were released on Sunday. Those who were released included Raza Khan, Mukhtiar, Amirzada, Bukht Rawan, waheedullah, Naseebzada, Nohamma Younis, Khail Bacha, Fazal Karim and others. Taliban had claimed that their 220 activists are detained in different jails of the NWFP and demanded for their release. Meanwhile, the growing trend of kidnapping for ransom is causing massive unrest and sense of insecurity amongst the masses of the Frontier region. In the latest incidents, two govt officials were abducted from Baggan, a town linking Kurram Agency and Hangu district, and a driver in Khyber Agency. The incidents of kidnapping registered in the last two days have surpassed one dozen. People mainly believe that Taliban are behind such incidents. Mohammad Ashiq and Noor Hassan, officials serving the political administration as Moharrar were picked up by unknown armed persons at Baggan near Thall. Both were on way from Parachanar, headquarter of Kurram Agency to Peshawar. While one day ago Engineer Asad of Local Govt along with contractor Gul Hassan was also abducted from the same area. Fearing threats to their lives, Shia tribesmen from Kurram Agency have fled the area in great number and resided in Peshawar and other parts of the country. Similarly, Gulab Jan, an Afghan national residing in Shalman Tehsil of Khyber Agency was abducted by unknown persons from Ziari Check post area near Landi Kotal on Sunday. The vehicle of Gulab was left by the kidnappers in the same area. It may be mentioned here that militants from all over the region right from Waziristan to Swat are involved in kidnapping. Taliban groups have already claimed responsibility for kidnapping of Afghan Ambassador Haji Abdul Khaliq Farahi, Iranian diplomat Hashmat Atharzaday, Canadian journalist Khadeeja Abdul Qahar and scores of others. Taliban militants minting money for 'Jihad' through such acts. Even for the release of the Canadian journalist, Taliban are demanding a sum of two million US dollars.