Quetta: Asad Khan Tareen, the son of Balochistan Provincial Minister for local government Sardar Mustafa Khan Tareen, has been kidnapped according to the local police.
According to reports, unidentified armed men abducted Asad from Pishin Cadet College. The area has been cordoned off, with security officials taking charge of the investigation.
According to the details, police found Asad’s car near the Cadet College. Police have also taken the mobile phone inside the car into their custody.
Asad Khan Tareen was employed as mess caretaker at Cadet College Pishin and was last seen on Friday when left work in his car. He has been missing ever since, deputy commissioner Pishin said.
His car was found from Sarkhab Road, Pishin.
A large crowd gathered outside the Minister’s house upon learning of the incident.
Balochistan Inspector General Police Ahsan Mehboob said two teams have been set up under Regional Police Officer (RPO) Quetta and DIG Crimes to ascertain the whereabouts of the minister’s son.
“Some suspects have been taken into custody during raids in Quetta, Qilla Abdull and Pasheen,” the IG has been quoted as saying.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawaz Sanaullah Zehri has ordered the police to take all necessary action for the recovery of the minister’s son.
Sarfar Mustafa Khan Tareen of the Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party was elected as an MPA from Pishin in 2013.
Amidst rising Baloch insurgency, militants have regularly attacked security forces and government buildings in the province.