Update March 19, 2016

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BRAC continues efforts to rescue abducted staff in Afghanistan

Sumel Sarker

BRAC continues

BRAC continues efforts to rescue abducted staff in Afghanistan

19 March 2016, Nirapad News: Top BRAC officials working in Afghanistan held meetings with the governor of Baghlan, provincial police commander and local Sura to find out a way to rescue the their two abducted colleagues, said BRAC.

Baghlan police arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction of two BRAC officials, BRAC also said in a press release on Saturday. It said that the administration in Afghanistan informed them that they are investigating the incident with top priority.

The BRAC press release said, Jalal Uddin Ahmed, regional director of BRAC International Asia region, already went to Kabul. The BRAC head office is in constant touch with family members of the victims.

But the family members of an abducted official Sirajul Islam Sumon alleged that BRAC head office did not communicate with them. Both families of abducted BRAC officials are passing their days in extreme anxiety since the incident.

Earlier, two Bangladeshi BRAC officials- chief engineer Haji Swakat,50, and chief accountant Md Sirajul Islam Sumon,37, both hailing from Pabna district, were abducted by unidentified miscreants from Kunduz city on Thursday evening.

***Two BRAC officials abducted in Afghanistan

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