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Abducted Quetta doctor returns home after paying Rs50 million ransom

Talking to the media, Doctors Action Committee chairman Dr Tahir Mandokel said Dr Khailil told him that he paid Rs50 million to secure his release.

By Web Desk
January 30, 2019

QUETTA: Neurosurgeon Ibrahim Khalil on Tuesday returned home, 48 days after being kidnapped from the provincial capital.

Talking to the media, Doctors Action Committee chairman Dr Tahir Mandokel said he was informed by Dr Khailil  he paid Rs50 million ransom to secure his release.

Mandokhel said Dr Ibrahim Khalil was subjected to torture and he spent a difficult time during his abduction.

He said government had no role in his release.

Family said the doctor was released in Karachi from where he took a flight to Quetta.

Muhammad Umar, nephew of Doctor Khalil said his uncle was quite tired and mentally disturbed.

Earlier, reports citing police officials claimed that the doctor hailed a taxi to reach home after being released on Maal Road in Chaman.

Doctors organizations in Quetta had been  boycotting OPDs to protest the kidnapping of Ibrahim Khalil .