The five being held hostage were among eight Indonesians on a Malaysian fishing boat that was fishing in Malaysian waters before it was seen entering Philippine waters on Jan. 16, Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The insurgents staged the ambush in the district of Bala Buluk in Farah province on Tuesday. The Taliban forced the six-vehicle convoy to a halt, then got into the cars and drove them and the activists to an unknown location, said the provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib.
Dua had been kidnapped from Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority last week by armed persons.
As captive, Prem, along with others, was tortured and forced to work in tea gardens as bonded labourers.
The Dubai Public Prosecution has referred an Asian gang of four to the Criminal Court for kidnapping, brutally assaulting and filming the assault to blackmail a man into paying them Dhs20,000.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred two African men to the criminal court, for kidnapping a man, holding him hostage and brutally beating him up in Dubai.
Thirteen men, seven of them associated with an anti-government militia group called the Wolverine Watchmen, have been arrested on charges of conspiring to kidnap the Michigan governor, attack the state legislature