ISLAMABAD – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday directed the Islamabad Police to ramp up efforts and utilize all resources for the recovery of human rights activist Salman Haider.

According to an interior ministry press release, the minister has asked the police authorities to trace Salman Haider by utilizing the network of Safe City project.

“Salman Haider should be recovered as soon as possible with the help of all relevant institutions,” Chaudhry Nisar added.

Salman Haider, a professor at the Fatima Jinnah University and human rights activist, went missing from Bani Gala area of Islamabad on Friday night. His car was recovered by the police from Koral Chowk.

A text message sent from Salman Haider’s phone to his wife said the car should be taken from Koral Chowk.

An FIR of the incident had been lodged.