Kidnapped boy recovered, 2 held in Karachi
KARACHI: A six-year-old boy, who had been kidnapped for ransom two days ago, was recovered and two suspected kidnappers were arrested in a police raid carried out in the Sachal area on Friday, police said.
A team of the Anti-Violent Crime Cell carried out the raid and claimed to have arrested Akbar Shah and Obaid Shah after a shoot-out.
A pistol was also found in the possession of the suspects, they added.
The police also claimed to have recovered the boy, Farhan Zaheer, son of an industrialist who had been kidnapped in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area two days back.
The police said that the kidnappers had contacted the victim boy`s family and asked them to pay Rs10 million as ransom for the safe release of the boy.
A case (FIR 48/2012) was registered under Section 365-A (kidnapping for ransom) of the PPC at the Gulshan-i-Iqbal police station on a complaint of the victim`s family.