Missing pooch: Police on the hunt after canine kidnapping

Published: April 15, 2017

KARACHI: The police are on the hunt for a sniffer dog that was reportedly stolen by two men from the bungalow of a commandant of the Special Security Unit (SSU).

The SSU is a specialised counterterrorism and security unit of the Sindh police and is a Karachi-based unit, with its operational jurisdiction extending throughout Sindh. It was established in 2010 in response to increased incidents of terrorism. The unit reports to the Sindh IG and the security DIGP, Commandant Lieutenant (retd) Maqsood Ahmed, is the founding head of the unit.

An FIR No 120/17 under Sections 380 and 454/34 of the Pakistan Penal Code has been registered at the Aziz Bhatti police station against two suspects – Syed Marghoob Rizvi and Subhan Rizvi – on behalf of the commandant’s servant, Rehan Ahmed.

The officer ‘kidnapped’ by another officer

The complainant, in his statement to the police, said the nominated persons had arrived at the bungalow of the commandant to visit the dog.

“When I returned after making them tea they had disappeared along with the dog,” the complainant told the police.
The stolen dog was worth Rs100,000. The police have registered a case and are searching for the suspects.

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