LAHORE: Former police inspector Abid boxer who has been on the run for 11 years for his involvement in extrajudicial killings, connections with the underworld and land-grabbing has been arrested from Dubai.
Abid was arrested from the Dubai airport by Interpol. He was reportedly returning from Malaysia and will be handed over to authorities in Pakistan. A Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) of Lahore is there for this purpose.
Abid boxer is a notorious figure and had fled to Dubai in 2007 to avoid arrest and for fear of being killed by opponents.
He is also a well-known figure for the families of Lahore having old enmities.
Abid boxer was inducted in Punjab police as ASI on sports base. He became inspector after promotions and remained SHO of different police stations of Lahore.
He has been accused of being involved in extrajudicial killings and fake encounters. He was also alleged of kidnapping for ransom, murder, an land grabbing.
Two most famous cases registered against him are of murdering Brig (retd )Mehmood Sharif’s wife.
It is alleged that he had kidnapped and later killed her with his accomplices and grabbed her property including a cinema and a house in an upscale area.
Famous stage actress Nargis had also alleged him of attacking her house making her family hostage torturing her and shaving her head and eye-brows.