The daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan Najibullah Alikhil was briefly kidnapped and tortured earlier than she was launched, the Afghan overseas ministry stated on Saturday.
“The daughter of the Afghan ambassador to Islamabad Ms. Silsila Alikhil, was kidnapped for a number of hours and severely tortured by unknown people on her means dwelling,” the Afghan overseas ministry stated in an announcement. The incident occurred on July 16.
Assertion by Ministry of International Affairs Concerning Abduction of Daughter of Afghan Ambassador to Islamabad
July 17, 2021
— Ministry of International Affairs – Afghanistan 🇦🇫 (@mfa_afghanistan) July 17, 2021
Alikhil is underneath remedy at a hospital in Islamabad, the assertion added.
Condemning the act, the Afghan ministry known as on the Pakistan authorities to take quick crucial actions to make sure the safety of the Afghan embassy and consulates.
Involved over the protection and safety of diplomats, their households, and employees members of the Afghan political and consular missions in Pakistan, the ministry stated: “Whereas the Afghan Ministry of International Affairs is following the matter with the Ministry of International Affairs of Pakistan, we urge the Pakistani authorities to determine and prosecute the perpetrators on the soonest potential time.”
Based on news company Reuters, Pakistan’s International Ministry stated in an announcement that the Afghan embassy had knowledgeable it that Alikhil was assaulted whereas driving in a rented automobile. Police had been investigating the “disturbing incident” and safety had been tightened for the ambassador and his household, it stated.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have lengthy had frosty relations.
On Friday, with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan listening, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani had lashed out at him and Pakistan’s army for supporting the Taliban. Ghani’s accusation that “greater than 10,000 jihadi fighters” have entered Afghanistan from Pakistan within the final month, and that Islamabad had did not persuade the Taliban to take part “critically” within the peace talks, was rejected by Khan.
Khan stated it was “unfair” in charge Pakistan for the scenario in Afghanistan.
1000’s of Afghans have fled the nation in current days as Taliban forces have surged by northern Afghanistan following america’ resolution to withdraw all its troops from the war-torn nation by September,
With inputs from Reuters