ORAKZAI AGENCY – Unidentified armed men kidnapped four persons from Lower Tehsil of Orakzai Agency on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Laghri village in Stoori Khel area at about 10am. Those kidnapped were identified as Iran Gul s/o Wasil Khan, Zahid Ullah s/o Hunar Gul, Sher s/o Mir Gul and Noor Wali s/o Mir Asghar. All the four abductees belong to Aka Khel sub-tribe of Afridi tribe.

Political Tehsildar Nauman Ali Shah told the media that kidnappers kidnapped these men for ransom and had taken them to mountainous Fawah Darra. After the kidnapping, security forces conducted a search operation in the area and apprehended a number of suspects who were handed over to the political administration.