Tag: Kidnapped

Afghan district governor kidnapped

Suspected militants have kidnapped the governor of a volatile Afghan district near the border with Pakistan, a senior local official said Saturday. Musafir Khan Qayumzai,...

Kidnapped bankers recovered from Sukkar forests

Sensitive agencies including Anti Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) and the Rangers Saturday conducted an operation in Sukkar and got three bankers, abducted from Karachi,...

PNS Zulifiqar expected to reach Karachi today

Four Pakistanis, among the 22 people on board the MV Suez that was hijacked by Somali Pirates, are on their way back on board...

KESC claims 40 staffers kidnapped from SITE, lineman injured...

The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has decided to shut down the SITE power plant after around 40 of its staff members working at...

CM orders recovery of kidnapped man

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday ordered recovery of Arshad Ali, who was abducted from Chak Number 2-D, Okara six month ago, within...

Radicals hang Italian kidnapped in Gaza: Hamas

GAZA CITY - A radical group hanged an Italian activist Friday hours after kidnapping him in Gaza, Hamas said, as Rome denounced the murder.
The pro-Palestinian activist was found hanged in a house north of Gaza City, the ruling Hamas government said.
"The government media office denounces the criminal kidnapping and murder of an Italian solidarity activist... who was found by security hanging in an abandoned house in northern Gaza," it said.
Hamas said two suspected

Anaesthetist kidnapped

LAHORE - Despite claims to the contrary, the Punjab government has failed to provide security for doctors on duty in teaching hospitals as some doctors kidnapped an anaesthetist from Jinnah Hospital on Tuesday.
Akram, who was injured in a road accident, was brought to Jinnah Hospital's emergency ward late on Monday. He was severely injured and bleeding profusely. Doctors on duty decided to operate upon him and called Dr Abid, an anaesthetist, to help them with the treatment. As

A daring escape – Woman kidnapped seven years ago seeks justice

KARACHI - "I was kidnapped and forcefully married by Abdul Rashid Magsi with the help of local police seven years ago. Every day before leaving the house, Magsi used to lock me inside. During the period, even my parents were not allowed to see me and being poor, they could do nothing," said R, while narrating her ordeal to media persons.
For seven years, she was locked inside a house. She faced the wrath of her cruel captor, who even married her forcefully. She finally made her

BMC professor kidnapped in Quetta

QUETTA - Unidentified gunmen on Monday kidnapped a professor of Bolan Medical College, Quetta, police said.
According to the police, Mumtaz Naqvi, professor of BMC, was way to college when on Sabzal Road unidentified men intercepted his vehicle and whished him away to unknown location.
Police have registered a case and started further probe.

Runaway lovebirds’ first newborn ‘kidnapped’ from CHK

KARACHI - The perfect love story of a runaway couple from Larkana, Ghulam Fareed and Jameela, was saddled with its first major test: their newborn son was "kidnapped" soon after birth from within the premises of the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) early on Tuesday morning.
The police have registered a case against unknown culprits, and till the filing of this report, the infant had been not recovered. Ghulam Fareed and Jameela had fallen in love about a year-and-a-half ago, and got

Kidnapped baby’s mother dies of grief

RAWALPINDI - Sickened with grief and riddled with cancer, Nazima Bibi died 10 days after a woman snatched her five-year-old daughter from a busy hospital's waiting room in Islamabad.
35-year-old housewife had been sitting on a bench with her baby son and daughter Rabiea in the reception of Islamabad's main public hospital when the girl was led away by a woman into a noisy crowd. Bibi said she was too weak to give chase or shout as her daughter was stolen, and was then forcibly

Two including a woman kidnapped

KASUR - Two people including a woman were kidnapped in separate incidents. In the first incident, an accused Adnan kidnapped Razia when she was alone in her house situated in Talwandi, in the premises of Illahbad Police Station. In the second incident, Ibrahim reported to the Ganda Singh Police Station that some people abducted his son Takhleel-ur-Rahman when he was going to school in Jughian.
YOUTH COMMITS SUICIDE: A young boy committed suicide over a domestic issue in the

Kidnapped; head chopped off; dumped

LAHORE - A head-less body of a 28-year-old man was found packed in a sack in Hanjerwal police precincts on Wednesday. Police suspects the man was kidnapped and later killed by unidentified men, who managed to escape after throwing his body. The police said some locals spotted the body lying in a local grave yard and informed the police, who shifted the body to the morgue for autopsy.
Police believe killers have thrown the deceased's head somewhere else, and the deceased had been

Kidnapped cop is in South Waziristan: IGP

ISLAMABAD - Inspector Rana Pervez of Turnol Police Station, who was kidnapped for ransom three months ago, is still being held hostage by the abductors belonging to South Waziristan, said IGP Islamabad Wajid Ali Khan Durrani on Wednesday. Durrani was talking to media after addressing a prize distribution ceremony organised by Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) for the position holders of a declamation contest on `Role of Students in Checking Road Accidents'.
The IGP said efforts were

Three kidnapped in Jaffarabad

QUETTA - Unidentified armed men kidnapped three people in Jaffarabad district on Monday. According to reports, six people were travelling to Usta Mohammad from Sukkar when unidentified armed men intercepted their vehicle at Rojan Jamali area of Dera Allayar and made them hostage at gunpoint.
Attackers took all six people with them and after a short drive released three of them including driver Bashir Ahmed, Manzoor Ahmed and Mohammad Yousuf. Later the kidnappers drove the rest of

Three women kidnapped over marriage dispute

FAISALABAD - At least six people kidnapped three women when their proposal of marriage was rejected by the victim family of Jhumra Raod, Utility Store area. Rustam Ali reported to the police that his wife Safia Bibi, daughter Eman and sister Rajan Bibi were kidnapped by Liaqat, Ashiq Ali, Nausher, Ashraf, Jaffar and an unidentified accomplice.
He said the accused party was enraged over the rejection of their marriage proposal for his sister. The police, after registering a case

Quetta police recover kidnapped boy

QUETTA - Quetta police has recovered an eight-year-old boy who was kidnapped for ransom from Quetta two weeks ago. District Inspector General (DIG) Wazir Khan Nasar said this while addressing a press conference at his office on Friday.
He added that unidentified people kidnapped Faisal from Sariab on January 12 and demanded Rs 5 million as ransom from his family. He said a joint team of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) senior superintendent of police (SSP) and deputy