Kohat: Man held for trying to abduct policeman
KOHAT: The brother of an ‘influential’ provincial government official was on Friday arrested along with his companion for trying to kidnap a policeman and possessing an unlicensed weapon.
Officials told Dawn that Lal Shireen and his friend Naseem were stopped at the mills police checkpost for checking. The police found an unlicensed pistol with the former, who is the brother of an influential official of local government department. Lal Shireen threatened to get the policemen at the post suspended by his brother.
The accused even tried to run away in his car with a policeman, who was taking him to concerned police station for registration of a case. But Lal Shireen was apprehended at the ISSB road by a police mobile team.
They were presented before a judge for taking their remand for two days but the court allowed the police custody of the accused for one day.
The Riaz Khan Shaheed police registered case against the accused for harassing, kidnapping and possessing illegal weapons.