Karachi: Remand in kidnap case
KARACHI: The administrative judge of the anti–terrorism courts, Karachi, on Saturday extended the physical remand of a woman and her three associates till Nov 18 for kidnapping a 14–year–old boy for ransom. The suspects Laiba, Imran Ahsan alias Sunny, Salman Qureshi and Zubair are facing charges of kidnapping Talha Siddiqui, 14, on Nov 2 in Gulshan-i-Iqbal when he along with his father was driving back to his residence. The kidnappers had demanded Rs25 million for his release.
However, the Citizens–Police Liaison Committee and the Anti–violent Crime Cell had jointly raided on Nov 4 in the limits of Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station and arrested the suspects.
The police also recovered the victim from their custody and lodged a case under Section 365–A of the PPC on the complaint of the victim`s father.