Women Kidnapped From Alleged Brothel – CBS

A group of radical students in kidnapped seven Chinese citizens from a massage parlor in Islamabad and accused them of running a brothel. All of the the hostages were later released. From CBSNews.com:

Dozens of students had seized nine people (including two Pakistanis) from a massage parlor in an upscale neighborhood of Islamabad shortly after midnight, police official Mohammed Naeem said.

Maulana Mohammed Ishaq, a cleric at the city’s radical Red Mosque, said the nine had been brought to the mosque to teach them not to indulge in “anti-social activities.” [Full text]

See also “Kidnapping deals severe blow to ties with China” from Gulfnews.com.

June 23, 2007 3:50 PM
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