Two students among three allegedly kidnapped

Both teenagers were allegedly kidnapped from Sector I-10 in separate incidents


Arsalan Altaf April 17, 2017
Both teenagers were allegedly kidnapped from Sector I-10 in separate incidents. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: As many as three people, including two teenaged students, were allegedly abducted from the capital last week in separate incidents.

The two teenaged students were allegedly kidnapped from Sector I-10.

A Sabzi Mandi police official told The Express Tribune that a 17-year-old boy studying in the 11th-grade had gone missing from Sector I-10 on April 13. His family told police that he had left home shortly before dusk for a coaching academy located in Sector I-10 Markaz but did not return home.

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The family suspect that he was kidnapped and lodged a complaint with the Sabzi Mandi police.

Police said they were investigating the case and had obtained the missing boy’s mobile phone record. Moreover, they said that they had questioned the people with whom the boy last had contact before he went missing, but have found no clue yet.

“His mobile phone is still switched off. There is also a possibility that he has gone somewhere of his own accord. However, we are still investigating the case,” a police official said.

The same day, officials said, a 17-year-old girl had gone missing from Sector I-10/1. The family first lodged a missing person report with the police but later submitted a complaint about kidnapping, nominating a man and other potential suspects.

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A police officer said the girl was a student of the 12th grade and that they were searching for the suspects but with little success so far.

Apart from the two students who went missing from Sector I-10, Tarnol police have also been investigating the kidnapping of a woman from the area.

All three kidnapping cases were registered on Saturday.

*NAMES WITHHELD TO PROTECT IDENTITY

Published in The Express Tribune, April 17th, 2017.

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