Director of the office of Yemen's transition president, Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, was abducted on Saturday amid escalating tensions between the presidency and the Houthi Militant Group.
Sources told the Yemen Post suspected Houthi militants abducted bin Mubarak in downtown the capital city of Sanaa this morning without giving more details.
The adduction came amid reports about tensions between president Hadi and the Houthi Group over issues including increased demands and conditions by the group.
The group declined to comment.
Since they seized the capital in September, Houthi militias have been arresting, abducting, hunting and interrogating officials and foes.
Last week, they released a senior intelligence officer after 20 days in abduction.
Moreover, they have raided houses and businesses of many others.
In October, bin Mubarak was forced by Houthi rejection to quit as prime minister.
Before his current job, bin Mubarak worked as the Secretary General of the national dialog conference which gathered representatives from all factions during March 2013 to January 2014.