Shikarpur:Bandits on Tuesday released five persons who were kidnapped to katcha area in Shikarpur.

According to a report, five kidnappees, including Sonharo Pahore, Naqeebullah Pathan, Inayat Pathan, Abdul Hayee Shaikh and Manjhi Shaikh, were released from the clutches of the dacoits following which they reached homes safely.

However, Shikarpur police claimed that the recovery of the kidnapped persons came with the pressure of police. Local sources said that the recovery of the kidnapped persons was made when the Shikarpur police released women and returned their cattles on the demand of bandits made on social media.