Family members of Baitullah Mehsud die after brutal torture in Taliban custody

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Peshawar, Sep.17 (ANI): Two out of the six family members of the killed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, who were kidnapped by the Taliban for spying on their chief, have died.

Sources said Mehsud's in laws were subjected to brutal torture in custody by the Taliban. However, the TTP has denied such reports saying Iqbal Mehsud has died of heart failure.

It may be noted that the Taliban had abducted Baitullah Mehsud's six in-laws over charges of alleged spying for the US forces.

Mehsud's father-in-law Molana Akraamuddin was also kidnapped by the extremists, The News reports. (ANI)

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