Karachi: 5 ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Mehmoodabad
KARACHI: Rangers officials arrested five suspects on Sunday for their alleged involvement in kidnappings for ransom and other heinous crimes.
According to the paramilitary force, one of their mobiles was on routine patrol in Mehmoodabad. They spotted five armed men attempting to kidnap a motorcyclist at gunpoint in Chanesar Goth. They raised the alarm, following which the suspects opened fire on the Rangers, which was retaliated. After an exchange of fire, all the suspects were arrested and the motorcyclist rescued.
The detainees were identified as Gul Hassan, Sajjad, Faizan, Zubair and Rizwan. Their weapons and motorcycles were also seized.
The motorcyclist who was rescued from the alleged kidnappers was identified as Ali Haider, a government official’s son.