Peshawar: Kidnapper shot dead, child recovered’
PESHAWAR: The city police shot dead an alleged kidnapper and recovered a child here on Friday, police said.
SSP Operations Syed Imtiaz Shah told reporters that three kidnappers abducted six-year old Hamza Adeel, son of Mohammad Adeel, from the Auyb Lane area of cantonment via a Cherad car bearing number PRU-4780. The family of the child informed the police, who found the said vehicle parked outside a house in the Sarband police station jurisdiction. Imtiaz Shah continued when the police party raided the area concerned, the criminals opened fire on the police and the retaliatory fire killed a kidnapper whose identity could not be verified, while two of his accomplices made their escape. The police recovered the child from beneath a bed, with his mouth tied with a piece of cloth.
It was learnt that the car used in the kidnapping bid had been hired by two persons, Bilal and Shireen, from the Star Rent A Car.
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