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Abducted judge rescued in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province


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In a stark reminder of the challenges facing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Judge Shakirullah Marwat found himself at the mercy of militants in a brazen abduction. The incident unfolded as Marwat’s journey to Dera Ismail Khan was abruptly halted by armed assailants, who seized the judge amidst chaos and violence.

A chilling video emerged, depicting Marwat’s plea for authorities to heed the demands of his captors in exchange for his freedom. The distressing footage encapsulated the grim reality faced by individuals ensnared in the crosshairs of extremism.

In a display of resilience and determination, law enforcement agencies swiftly mobilised under the directives of the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to orchestrate a daring rescue mission. Through relentless efforts, Marwat was extricated from captivity unscathed, defying the odds and reclaiming his liberty.

The successful recovery serves as a testament to the unwavering commitment to combat terrorism and uphold the rule of law in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Yet, it also underscores the persistent threat posed by militant outfits such as the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), necessitating continued vigilance and concerted efforts to safeguard the region’s peace and stability.


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