Shahbaz Taseer

Mystery Surrounds Shahbaz Taseer’s Captivity and Return

By Omar R Quraishi Shahbaz Taseer was a high-profile kidnapping victim in Pakistan — missing for almost five years after he was abducted a few hundred meters from his home in an affluent neighborhood in the city of Lahore on August 26, 2011. His case was major news in Pakistan because in January¬†the same year,

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Kidnapped Son of Slain Pakistani Governor Rescued From Captors

ISLAMABAD, March 8 – The kidnapped son of a Pakistani governor who was murdered for criticising blasphemy laws was freed on Tuesday, a week after his father’s killer was executed, authorities said. Shahbaz¬†Taseer, in his 30s, had been missing for more than four years since he was abducted from his car in Lahore, just months

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