Quetta doctor returns home a month and a half after being kidnapped
Doctors had boycotted hospitals to protest against Dr Ibrahim Khalil’s disappearance
Dr Ibrahim Khalil, a neurosurgeon who was kidnapped from Quetta on December 13, returned home Wednesday. Doctors across the city had boycotted public hospitals to highlight his disappearance. His kidnappers released him in Chaman a month and a half after his kidnapping from where he took a taxi to his nephew’s house in Quetta. Related: Quetta’s doctors haven’t given up their protests for the recovery of their missing colleague Dr Khalil is currently very weak and he told the media is in not in a state where he can speak right now. He needs medical treatment, he said. The Doctors Action Committee, which has been a driving force behind the protests for Dr Khalil’s recovery, says he was released after Rs50 million was paid to his kidnappers.