Seven abductors arrested in Karachi raids


KARACHI: Personnel of law-enforcement agencies recovered abducted children and a youth, and arrested seven kidnappers during sting operations in different areas of Karachi in Wednesday’s wee hours.


According to Rangers spokesman, a youth, Kashan, was lifted on March 12 from the city area of Defence for ransom worth RS.120 million.

Receiving the report, personnel of Rangers Special Task Cell and Rangers garnered evidences from the site. Earlier, Kashan was freed in return for Rs.300,000 on Queens Road.

But, the paratroopers arrested an abductor, Adnan and later, on his identification, apprehended his two accessories.

Rangers also recovered weapons from the abductors.

Meantime, police launched a sting action in Sharafi Goth and recovered kidnapped children from captivity. Four abductors were also captured in the raid.