A 17-year old boy who was kidnapped around three months ago in Ghor province was rescued on Sunday during a special operation by police in Dara-e-Takht area of the province, said Ghor Police Chief.
Ghulam Mustafa Muhsini said no arrests have been made in connection with the kidnapping so far, however, investigations are underway. The 17-year- old boy's name is Hafizullah and was kidnapped around three months ago.
Police said that after identifying the kidnappers they conducted a special operation to secure the release of Hafizullah.
"The teenager was kidnapped around three months ago and was rescued during an operation of security forces. We handed him over to his family," Muhsini said.
Hafizullah, who was held by the kidnappers for some 80 days, said that the kidnappers had beaten him and asked for ransom from his family.
"The kidnappers were beating me and were putting pressure on my family to pay them ransom.
Fortunately, I was rescued without paying any money," he said.