Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested Maulana Nasir Madani and arrested four suspected kidnappers and recovered arms.
According to police sources, the arrested suspects Nasir Madani called Kharian where they abducted him for uploading video on social media and subjected him to physical violence.
The culprits were arrested from Gujarat and taken to Lahore. He was arrested after being identified by CCTV footage. Police sources have revealed that those arrested include Ghulam Rabbani, Ali Abbas, Nazim Hussain and Asif Iqbal.
A large collection of bullets such as Kalashnikov, rifle and pistol were also recovered from the accused. A case has been registered against the accused at Mozang police station Lahore.