BALKH (BNA) The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan saved a child from the grip of it’s abductors in Balkh.
12-year-old Yusuf, whose father is a doctor, was kidnapped from Mazar-e-Sharif a while ago, and the security forces were able to rescue him by conducting an operation on Sunday.
Mawlawi Qadratullah Abu Hamzah, the governor of Balkh, said in a meeting with reporters that the security forces have arrested five men and three women in connection with the kidnapping of this child.
He said that crimes in Balkh are close to zero, he assured the citizens that the security forces will not allow anyone to disturb their peace.
Dr. Abdul Hakeem father of the child thanked the security forces for the timely action to free his son.
The kidnappers had warned Yusuf’s family that they would kill him if they did not pay an exorbitant amount of money for his release.
Source: Bakhtar News Agency