Karachi: Two suspects remanded in kidnapping for ransom case
Karachi: Administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts, Karachi, Dr Rana Mohammad Shamim has remanded two suspects in police custody in a kidnap for ransom case till May 27. Mansoor Alam and Mohammad Humair, stated to be associated with a banned militant outfit and involved in Lyari gang warfare, were arrested from Jackson police limits on May 16, according to the prosecution. Police claimed the recovery of illegal weapons from their possession.
During the interrogation, the suspects disclosed that they had kidnapped Mohammad Ali on April 18 from Solider Bazaar police limits and demanded Rs20 million as ransom from his family. However, they reportedly agreed to reduce the ransom to Rs0.5 million. They released Mr Ali after receiving the ransom on May 2. A case (FIR No 92/2008) was registered under Section 365-A of the Pakistan Penal Code.
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