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Shahbaz Taseer back on twitter after release

By Web Desk
March 12, 2016

LAHORE: Shahbaz Taseer, son of slain governor Punjab Salman Taseer, who was freed from almost five years of captivity on Tuesday, has tweeted his first message on micro-blogging on Saturday.

In his first message on twitter, Shahbaz Taseer expressed pleasure over his return, saying that it was ‘good to be back’.

He said, “Fear can hold you prisoner, hope can set you free.”

Shahbaz Taseer had last tweeted on 20 August 2011.

Shahbaz Taseer returned home safely after four years, six months and 12 days (1,652 days in all) in captivity.

He was abducted from his office in Lahore's Gulberg locality on August 26, 2011 or seven months and 22 days after his father Salman Taseer was killed by his own bodyguard Mumtaz Qadri in Islamabad on January 4, 2011.

Also read: The real story of Shahbaz Taseer’s recovery