Three Indians were involved in Col Zahir's abduction: media reports

Three Indians were involved in Col Zahir's abduction: media reports

Islamabad (Web Desk): Three more characters are found involved in the kidnapping of Pakistan Army’s Colonel (retd) Habib Zahir in Nepal further a whole network of Indian agencies seems to be implicated in the kidnapping.

According to details, all three persons involved are Indians and they include one who booked his air ticket, another who booked his hotel room and the third one who received him at Lumbini airport.

An Indian citizen, Safal Choudhry purchased ticked for Col (retd) Zahir from Precious Travel and Tours in Kathmandu. His personal mobile number is 9804815702. A lady named Sabu Raju booked hotel room for Col Zahir in Hyatt Regency. She works as a marketing manager in a company in Kathmandu. Another Indian citizen, Doli Ranchel, received Zahir at Lumbini airport. Ranchel arrived in Kathmandu on 4 April which proves that he was not staying in Nepal and had gone there just for this particular purpose.

The new disclosures revealed that Col (retd) Zahir was in correspondence through a website since January and he was trapped into a conspiracy with an email written in the name of Mark Thomson. The hotel booking was made for him for April 6-9. The date of his interview was changed several times. He was kidnapped by Indian intelligence agencies as soon as he landed at Kathmandu airport.

Pakistan is in constant touch with the Nepal government and the two countries are cooperating with each other.

Monitoring Report