Karachi: 2 ‘kidnappers’ arrested
KARACHI: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) on Thursday arrested two people for their alleged involvement in kidnappings for ransom. The police also recovered cash and two TT pistols from them. DSP Irfan told The News that they received information that two men who had abducted DSP Khalid Abdullah of the Excise and Taxation Department and businessman Mansoor two months back were living at a hotel in Saddar.
The SIU team raided the hotel, from where Muhammad Wali alias Jameel and Ghulam Umar were arrested. During the initial interrogation, the accused disclosed that they had kidnapped Abdullah from SITE Area and received Rs20 million as his ransom. They also admitted they had kidnapped a businessman from the Arambagh area and then released him after receiving a heavy ransom.