KARACHI: A former police official and his 4 aides had been concerned within the high-profile kidnappings of two ladies Dua Mangi, Bisma Saleem within the metropolis final 12 months, disclosed Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon on Wednesday. Two members of the gang have been arrested, whereas raids are being carried out to find the others, he added.
Talking at a press convention on Wednesday, Memon acknowledged 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 residence whereas Dua Mangi was kidnapped on November 30 outdoors an eatery in Defence Housing Society. Each ladies had been reportedly kidnapped for ransom and had been later launched with out the involvement of the police.
Based on 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 lads had been impressed by a film, with Qureshi and Mansoor developing with the plan. He additional acknowledged that they’d used a rented condo in Clifton to maintain the 2 ladies in captivity, whereas utilizing trendy expertise to maintain their identities hidden.
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 prison actions.
Memon stated that each the circumstances had been registered at Darakhshan police station, including that the Sindh police and different safety companies had made robust efforts to resolve them. He additional stated that Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had held a number of conferences about each the kidnapping circumstances.
“It was a problem for us,” he acknowledged, explaining that the general public had been underneath the impression that the Sindh police was not actively engaged on the matter when Mangi was kidnapped. “However we utilised all of the sources of the regulation enforcement companies to resolve the crime.”
In response to a query, Memon stated that the criminals weren’t a part of any prison occasion. “A prison is only a prison,” he maintained, including that Mangi and Saleem could be offered full safety.