QUETTA: In a shocking revelation, Balochistan’s Home Minister Mir Zafarullah Zehri said some ministers are involved in several cases of kidnap for ransom and that they have been identified.
The incidents of kidnapping for ransom have reached to an alarming level in Balochistan. Opposition parties have called for strong action against the culprits.
Balochistan’s cabinet held a meeting on Tuesday on prevailing law and order situation in the province.
Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Home Minister Zehri said cabinet was given briefing on security matters. He confirmed that two to three provincial ministers were involved in kidnap for ransom cases.
He said Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has been informed about the ministers.
The kidnapping for ransom has become a lucrative business in Balochistan. SAMAA