Mansehra: Police bust kidnappers’ gang
MANSEHRA: The police here Monday claimed to have arrested five persons, including a woman, belonging to an inter-provincial gang of kidnappers and also recovered a girl who had been kidnapped for Rs1.5 million as ransom.
Khadija Bibi, 6, was kidnapped by a burqa-clad woman from Tarangri Sabir Shah on Sunday morning and shifted to Saree Damtor area of Abbottabad. The kidnappers demanded Rs1.5 million as ransom for the safe release of the girl.
The police got hold of one of the kidnappers, Munawar Khan, who confessed to the crime and said the girl was kept in Abbottabad. On his information, District Police Officer Tahir Ayub Khan constituted a police team led by DSP Shinkiary Rasool Shah, who recovered the kidnapped girl from Abbottabad where she was kept in chains. Police arrested Rabia Bibi, who had picked the girl, her brothers Masroor and Munawwar and another two members of the gang Asif and Sarwar.