KARACHI: A former police official and his 4 aides have been concerned within the high-profile kidnappings of two ladies within the metropolis final yr, disclosed Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon on Wednesday. Two members of the gang have been arrested, whereas raids are being performed to find the others, he added.
Talking at a press convention on Wednesday, Memon said that the Sindh authorities had been suggested to announce a bounty of Rs5 million on the criminals.
Twenty-year-old Bisma Saleem was kidnapped on Might 12 outdoors her house whereas Dua Mangi was kidnapped on November 30 outdoors an eatery in Defence Housing Society. Each ladies have been reportedly kidnapped for ransom and have been later launched with out the involvement of the police.
In response to the town police chief, a five-member gang had kidnapped each the women. Of the culprits, Zohaib Qureshi and Muzaffar alias Mozi have been apprehended, whereas raids are being carried out to apprehend former police ASI Agha Mansoor, Shakeel and Kamran alias Kami.
He claimed that the boys had been impressed by a film, with Qureshi and Mansoor arising with the plan. He additional said that that they had used a rented condominium in Clifton to maintain the 2 ladies in captivity, whereas utilizing trendy know-how to maintain their identities hidden.
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Memon added that weapons had been seized from the possession of the arrested kidnappers, who had confessed to the crimes throughout interrogation. He claimed that the gang was additionally concerned in different felony actions.
Memon mentioned that each the instances had been registered at Darakhshan police station, including that the Sindh police and different safety businesses had made robust efforts to resolve them. He additional mentioned that Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had held a number of conferences about each the kidnapping instances.
“It was a challenge for us,” he acknowledged, explaining that the general public had been below the impression that the Sindh police was not actively engaged on the matter when Mangi was kidnapped. “But we utilised all the resources of the law enforcement agencies to resolve the crime.”
In response to a query, Memon mentioned that the criminals weren’t a part of any felony social gathering. “A criminal is just a criminal,” he maintained, including that Mangi and Saleem can be supplied full safety.