Islamabad: Police recover 3-year-old abducted child
ISLAMABAD: The capital police have recovered an abducted child, who was kidnapped for ransom on January 5 from the jurisdiction of Golra Police Station, said Superintendent of Police (SP), West, Nasir Aftab on Wednesday. Speaking at a news conference, Aftab said that Khalid Khattak, a resident of Sector G-12/4, lodged a complaint with Golra Police Station, stating that his three-year-old son Zain Khattak had gone missing from his home. The police registered a first information report (FIR) on the complaint and launched an investigation.
The SP said that Mukamel Khan, the nephew of Khattak, told the police that four armed men came in a black vehicle and kidnapped him and the child at gunpoint. The kidnapers later released Mukamel but took away the child, he told the police.
Aftab said that later an unidentified man called Khattak and told him that his son was in their custody and demanded Rs 3 million for his safe release.
The SP said that Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ahmad Latif took serious notice of the incident and directed him to recover the child and arrest the criminals. The police constituted a team consisting of Golra Police Station House Officer and other police officials and headed by Saddar Circle Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Liaqat Ali.
When the investigation team interrogated Mukamil, the nephew of Khattak, he confessed his involvement in the kidnapping of the child. Mukamil also informed the police about his accomplices and the place where the child was being kept.
The SP said that the police conducted a raid at the place located in Shakeryal in the jurisdiction of Golra Police Station, recovered the child and arrested three abductors identified as Amanullah, Imran and Yasir. He said that the police had produced the abductors before the court, obtained their physical remand and launched further investigations.