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Pakistan to Probe Circumstances of Release of Governor's Son

Pakistan's interior minister on Thursday ordered a probe into circumstances surrounding the release from captivity of the son of a slain governor after claims that a $10 ransom had been paid for his life. Initial reports said a joint Pakistani special forces' operation rescued 33-year-old Shahbaz Taseer who was held for five years by Islamic militants. Taseer was found on Tuesday in a hotel room in the town of Kuchlak near Quetta, the Baluchistan provincial capital. But after the...

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