Girl’s ‘kidnapping drama’ flops in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police with the help of intelligence agencies spent a hectic night to search a student of O Level, who was “kidnapped” form her home located in Bani Gala, and they successfully foiled a bid for Rs10 million ransom by unearthing the “kidnapping drama”, sources informed The Nation.
The sources said that the father of ‘S’, who is a charted accountant by profession and had spent more than 40 years in the United Kingdom, had raised alarm on Friday night after her daughter ‘S’ did not return home. The family got panic when her father received a call from her daughter’s mobile phone as she told her dad, “Papa save me. They are taking me away and will kill me”.
After two hours again he received call of an unidentified person and was shocked to know that her daughter had been kidnapped. “You have to pay Rs10 million if you want to see daughter alive,” the caller demanded. They family also made some phone calls, however, the found the cellphone switched off.
Extremely worried father went to Bhara Kahu Police Station around 4:30p.m. to report that her daughter had been kidnapped.
The police accordingly registered a kidnapping case against unidentified persons.
As the police and other agencies came into action, the father received another call from her daughter’s mobile phone in the early hours of Saturday. Now ‘S’ was herself speaking and told her father, “They will kill me.” That sent worried father back to the Bhara Kahu Police Station with few friends and people of areas. They shared the information with the police.
Early in the morning, the investigators while using sophisticated phone call-tracking system, succeeded in tracing the location, Sector E-7, from where the phone calls were made. A raiding team was immediately dispatched to trace the whereabouts of “the kidnapped girl.” Eventually, while searching the house in the area, the team reached Kamil’s house who was a close friend to ‘S’.
Police cordoned off the house, entered the house and arrested Kamil. Police took his belonging including his cellphone into custody and brought him to Bhara Kahu Police Station for questioning, where he exposed himself and ‘S’ as the heroes of a flopped drama by saying “I with the consent of ‘S’ planned the kidnapping drama for the sake of heavy ransom from her father.
Moreover, he told about the empty house in Bani Gala where ‘S’ was kept. Police raided the house in Bani Gala. Police around 3 a.m. on Sunday discovered her. She made contradictory statements about his presence in the house. Police arrested her and brought to the police station.
Lady police interrogated her, but ‘S’ refused to utter a single word. Police handed over ‘S’ to her father. The police said apparently ‘S’ staged the kidnapping drama for ransom to get Rs10 million.
Besides criticism from the family and close friend, young boy Kamil would face punishment from a court.
When The Nation contacted, DSP Liaqat Niazi confirmed the incident saying police had registered a case under Section 365-A.
The accused Kamil was brought to the court of duty magistrate on Sunday where police got one-day remand. He will be again presented in the court for further remand.
To a question, he said the father of girl had been asked to cooperate in further investigation. Professionally the team detected the location of the accused and remained successful to expose the so-called kidnapping for ransom.
The complete article can be found at The Nation.