Shahbaz Taseer returns home after 5 long years

LAHORE: On Wednesday, Shahbaz Taseer, a son Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer who was rescued after over four years, arrived on Lahore airport to unite with his family.

Shahbaz Taseer was flown to Lahore in a special aircraft by intelligence officials with full proof security, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Photos were shared by DG ISPR Asim Bajwa Wednesday morning on his Twitter where it could be seen that Shahbaz has changed his attire from kameez into jeans and a polo shirt.

In another photo, Shahbaz was seen smiling as he was united with his family.

According to police officials, Shahbaz was found from a hotel on the peripheries of Kuchlak town on Tuesday.

Security personnel found a man with overgrown beard and long hair, who identified himself as Shahbaz, son of Salmaan Taseer, a senior security official had stated

Son of Salman Taseer was then shifted to Quetta Combined Military Hospital for a medical examination which stated that he was in a fine state, physically and emotionally.

As reported earlier by Baaghi TV, Shahbaz Taseer was kidnapped in 2011 from near his company’s head office, First Capital Group, that is near the area of Gulberg, Lahore few months after the assassination of his father, the former Punjab Governor, Salman Taseer at the hands of Mumtaaz Qadri, Taseer’s body guard.

TTP members had demanded Rs 500 million to Rs 2 billion, in order to set him free. The Intelligence agencies carried out surgical operation in densely populated residential area of Quetta, Kachlak.

Shahbaz was found just a week after Salman Taseer’s assassin Mumtaz Qadri was hanged at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail.

A huge crowd gathered as Shahbaz Taseer’s friends, supporters and relatives were present at the Taseer residence in Cavalry Grounds, Lahore on Wednesday to prepare for his homecoming. But no one was allowed to enter due to security reasons

As per news, sweets were circulated and people waited for Taseer’s coming with rose petals at the residence, which is being guarded by police.