Peshawar: Kidnappers arrested, boy recovered
PESHAWAR: Police recovered a kidnapped boy and arrested three alleged abductors including two women during a raid in the limits of Paharipura police station here on Monday. Speaking at a press conference at Paharipura police station, SP Khalid Mehmood said that three-year-old Tufail Ameen was kidnapped by a gang of abductors from outside his residence on May 23, 2013. Gul Hassan, the father of the kidnapped boy, informed local police that his son left his residence to play with other children but did not come back.
“I was searching for my son when unidentified people through a telephonic message demanded Rs2.5 million as ransom for his release,” he said. The SP said that since the day of kidnapping police were after the accused and at last succeeded and raided a house in the city areas. “We recovered the boy safely and also arrested three people,” he said.
The accused were identified as Siknadar Hayat, Qaimat Baha and Naheed. The official said that during the initial interrogation the accused had also disclosed names of the rest of their accomplices. The other members of the gang were identified as Nasir Imran, Jamil Shah alias Sheena and Amjad, he added.
The SP said that efforts were underway to arrest the remaining accused. The arrested accused, he said, were members of an organised group of kidnappers. They were under interrogation, he added.