Student kidnapped in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: A class-6 student was kidnapped by unidentified armed men from Yakatoot area here on Tuesday, police said.
A police official told Dawn that the student, Ghulam Siddique (13), was on his way home when a group of armed men riding a car picked him and escaped.
He said that the student’s father, Shahabuddin, was a poor carpenter. “I cannot say as to why boy of a poor family was kidnapped,” the official said and added that his family claimed that it did not have enmity with anyone.
He said that police had cordoned off all the entry and exit points and efforts were being made to arrest the kidnappers.