Girl kidnapped from Lahore recovered in Khairpur
KHAIRPUR: Police found a girl in unconscious state, chained and tied with ropes, in a deserted building in Bhango Behan village near Faiz Ganj town on Wednesday and arrested a man allegedly involved in her kidnapping. Police said the 17-year-old Sahib Khatoon, daughter of Habibullah Malik, had been kidnapped from Lahore ten days ago and the arrested accused Yousuf of Sheikhupura was involved in her kidnapping.
Sahib Khatoon told journalists that the accused kidnapped her after drugging her. He made her drink tea mixed with some sedatives and she fell unconscious, she said and accused Yousuf and his two accomplices of trying to sell her to some influential person of the area.
But Yousuf denied the girl’s charges saying she was not mentally sound and he had brought her there for treatment. He denied his involvement in her kidnapping.
The SHO of Faiz Ganj police station insisted that the accused had kidnapped the girl from Lahore with the intention of selling her here. Police found the girl after receiving a tip-off, he said. No case had been registered till the filing of this report.
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