Zeenat Shahzadi a Pakistani woman journalist who was kidnapped while pursuing the case of an Indian engineer two years ago was rescued. The 26 year old reporter of Daily Nai Khaber and Metro News TV channel went missing since August 2015 when she was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified men when she was on her way to office in Lahore.
Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances President said that Zeenat was rescued from an area on the Pakistan- Afghanistan border. Unable to bear his grief when his sister went missing, Saddam Hussain, the brother of Zeenat committed suicide in March last year. Zeenat had been working on the case of Ansari an Indian citizen who was arrested for illegally entering Pakistan to meet a girl he befriended online. She had filed an application in the Supreme Courts’ Human Rights Cell on behalf of Ansari’s mother.