Son of Pakistan Judge Found Hidden Under Burqa who was kidnapped for about a month

The abductors of a powerful judge in Pakistan was found tied but alive under a Burqa, announced by Pakistani army on Tuesday.Pakistani Army spokesman Lt. Gen. Asim Bajwa said Awais Shah — who had been missing a month — was discovered tied  in a back of an SUV after a firefight in the lawless northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province at around 2 a.m. (5 p.m. ET Monday).

Pakistan ArmyBajwa told reporters in Rawalpindi that a Taliban-al Qaeda splinter group was responsible of the kidnapping and had been trying to take Shah across the border to Afghanistan.Three kidnappers had been followed by the army for three days and were killed when they tried to pass by a checkpoint just after midnight near the city of Tank, Bajwa said.When the soldiers got near to the vehicle they saw what seemed to be a woman wearing a burqa.”They took off the burqa and saw that it was a man and his mouth was taped shut,” Bajwa said. “As soon as they took the tape off him, he claimed to be Awais Shah, the son of the chief justice.”

Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah of the Sindh High Court in Karachi holds his sonin a tight embrace after he was rescued, July 19, 2016.

Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah of the Sindh High Court in Karachi holds his sonin a tight embrace after he was rescued, July 19, 2016.

 




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