British-Pakistani commentator briefly 'abducted' in Lahore, Pakistan -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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British-Pakistani commentator briefly ‘abducted’ in Lahore, Pakistan

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Lahore, June 6: A British-Pakistani commentator was briefly ‘abducted’ in Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province of Pakistan

Gul Bukhari, a contributing writer of Daily The Nation, Lahore, was intercepted by some unidentified persons in Cantonment area of Lahore, while she was on her way to appear in a TV show of Waqt News Channel, Tuesday night.

However, she returned home safely early Wednesday morning.

Bukhari, 52, is known for her criticism of Pakistani security agencies.

Her husband Ali Nadir said in a WhatsApp message: “She left around 10:40 for Waqt News but was apparently picked up on the way. It seems to be plain clothes people but we don’t have any more info.”

However, he later confirmed that she was freed and returned home.