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Karachi: Missing child mysteriously comes home overnight

The child who went missing from Karachi area of Burns Road has mysteriously reached his home overnight. The child’s uncle Ansar confirmed the child’s return saying an unknown man left him his house in the dark of night. The disappearance of the ten-year old child sparked panic late last night among the local people who…

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Karachi: 6-year-old kidnapped in broad daylight

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday confirmed the kidnapping of a six-year-old child from a posh area of the metropolis. According to details, six-year-old Abaan, son of Ghufran, was kidnapped near Khayaban-e-Roomi intersection in Defence. The child was reportedly a student of Haque Academy and the kidnapping took place as the mother and child were on their…

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Deputy governor of Afghan province kidnapped in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Unidentified kidnappers bundled the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Kunar into a car in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and took him away, police sources said on Sunday, reported Reuters. Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi had crossed over from Afghanistan into Pakistan with his brother and was walking down a road in the northwestern…

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Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

NEWS DESK: An Indian Muslim teenager involved in a relationship with an Arab man was kidnapped, raped and murdered in a suspected ‘honour killing’ in London, a court has heard. The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found stuffed in a fridge with her throat slit after a second woman who was also attacked raised…

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Seven lynched in India after fake Whatsapp message goes viral

JHARKAND: A mob lynched seven people to death after a fake Whatsapp message regarding child abductions went viral in a village located in the state of Jharkand, Samaa reported. According to details, a false news regarding kidnapping of children went viral on Whatsapp. A mob consisting of over 500 people got enraged by the message…

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China closely coordinating with Pakistan for safe recovery of Chinese citizens: Spokesman

BEIJING: While condemning all forms of kidnapping activities, the Spokesman of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday said the Chinese government was maintaining close coordination with Pakistani authorities for the safe recovery of its two citizens kidnapped in the Balochistan province. “We are maintaining close coordination with Pakistani side and coordinating with them to take…

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DSP, SHOs suspended over abduction of Chinese couple

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri Wednesday suspended a deputy superintendent of police (DSP)  and station house officers (SHOs) of Gawalmandi and Jinnah Town police stations for their dereliction and negligence in connection with the kidnapping of a Chinese couple from Jinnah Town area of the provincial capital. He also directed the Inspector…

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Karachi: Woman arrested over facilitating target killings

KARACHI: Law enforcement agencies arrested a woman from Karachi who had facilitated target killing of 11 people, Samaa reported on Saturday. An arrested hitman, affiliated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement – London, confessed in the investigation that they used to lure their victims with the help of the female suspect. SP Orangi Town said that she…

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Sheikh Rahsid condemns kidnapping of Samaa’s reporter

Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has condemned the abduction of Samaa’s Sukkur station head Imdad Phulpoto. Talking to Samaa, Sheikh Rashid said the Samaa reporter must be abducted on someone’s behest. Watch here what more he had to say.

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12-year-old boy among suspects remanded in schoolgirls kidnapping case

KARACHI: A judicial magistrate in Karachi remanded four suspects in police custody for allegedly kidnapping three schoolgirls. One of the suspects is said to be 12-years-old. The investigators told the court the girls had left their homes on their own. However, their statements are likely to be recorded on the next hearing under Section 164…

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Terrorists backbone broken in Sindh, says CM Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said backbone of terrorists has been broken in the province as a result of implementation of National Action Plan. A report was presented before the NAP review meeting chaired by Sindh CM Murad. The report states the incidents of kidnapping have come to an end in the…

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Abductions in Karachi are merely rumors: Chandio

Reacting to rumormongering regarding abduction of children in Karachi, Sindh Chief Minister Advisor for Information and Archives Moula Bux Chandio said such reports are nothing but sheer rumors. He said the false propaganda has been diverted to Sindh from Punjab. Watch this video to know what he said.

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Millionaire thrashed in Gujranwala

Citizens are obsessed with kidnapping incidents as citizens took a millionaire for a kidnapper and tortured him Gujranwala. More in Mohsin Khalid’s report.

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Gujrat man kills daughter, then fakes her kidnapping

GUJRAT: A merciless man allegedly murdered his minor daughter by throwing her in a canal and then faked her kidnapping in Gujrat district of Punjab, SAMAA reported on Wednesday. According to police, the suspect took his six-year-old daughter to a canal some 40 kilometers from his home and drowned her to death. He later approached…

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How to prevent abduction of our children

Alarming news from Punjab that children are being kidnapped with increasing frequency sent a chill down my spine. As a father, I can realize that whenever a child or teen is kidnapped anywhere, heavens fall on parents. The terrifying prospect of abduction fills hearts and minds of affected family everywhere.   The Supreme Court’s two-judge…

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ATC reopens Shahbaz Taseer kidnapping case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday reopened Shahbaz Taseer kidnapping case and summoned the accused for August 22. ATC-I Judge Azizullah Kalo passed the orders while allowing an application filed by one of the alleged accused, Usman. The accused Usman had requested the court to reopen the case proceedings as Shahbaz Taseer had been…

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People capture abductor in Faisalabad

Citizens of Faisalabad captured an alleged abductor, who tried to take away a child. The enraged people let out anger over delayed arrival of police on the spot. More in Mudassir Nazeer’s report.

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Attempt to kidnap two children foiled in Shujabad

MULTAN: Attempts to kidnap two children were foiled in different parts of tehsil Shujabad of Multan on Thursday. Shujabad city police sources said the locals caught a kidnapper red-handed near Boys Degree College and subjected him to severe torture after recovering the child from him. Later, the accusaed was handed over to the police. In…

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Three high-profile abduction cases

Pakistan witnessed three high profile abduction cases during the last five years including those of Shahbaz Taseer, Ali Haider and Owais Shah. Watch this report about these cases and how they met their logical end.

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Ebad’s remark on Owais angers MQM

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan Tuesday appreciated the performance of security institutions over recovery of abducted Owais Shah; however, he underscored the need to take Karachi’s targeted operation to its logical end. It should be mentioned here that Owais Shah, son of Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Syed Sajjad Ali Shah was kidnapped…

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Owais kidnapping: SC seeks reply by July 21

KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday called for a response from the intelligence agencies by July 21 over abduction of Owais Shah, son of Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Syed Sajjad Ali Shah. During Friday’s hearing at Supreme Court Karachi Registry, the apex court judges expressed displeasure on law-enforcement agencies including police over various…

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