A Pakistani journalist who was kidnapped in the country’s capital, Islamabad, on Tuesday confirmed Wednesday that he was released hours later after a wave of convictions led to the kidnapping of the reporter known for his criticism of the Pakistani army was.
“I am healthy and well back home. God was kind to me and my family,” said journalist Matiulá Jan in a message on his account on the social network Twitter.
“I am grateful to my friends, the national and international journalistic community, political parties, social networks and activists, law enforcement agencies and the judiciary for the rapid response that has made this possible,” he added. .
Jan’s wife told the Pakistani newspaper Dawn on Tuesday that the journalist’s car with one of his cell phones had been found parked in front of a school.