Sunday 25 June 2017

Kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-prime minister freed three years after abduction

Ali Haider Gilani
Ali Haider Gilani

The kidnapped son of Pakistan's former prime minister has been freed three years after gunmen abducted him, his party's chairman said on Tuesday.

Ali Haider Gilani, son of ex-premier Yusuf Raza Gilani, "has been recovered in a successful operation. Alhamdulillah (thanks be to God)", Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto tweeted on his official account.

Pakistan's foreign office later released a statement confirming Ali Haider Gilani's release.

Online Editors

Promoted articles

Editors Choice

Also in World News