Abducted doctors’ bodies found near dam in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar takes notices, seeks a report from the Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi

News Desk March 18, 2019

The bodies of two doctors, who were reportedly abducted on March 13 while they were en route to Islamabad from Attock, were found on Monday in the Dhok Soba area of Punjab.

Police said the bodies of Dr Aziz and Dr Iftikhar were found early morning from a near a dam.

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According to details, Dr Iftikhar was an American doctor of Pakistani origin. He was recently in the country to finalise matters related to construction on a land in Attock.

Dr Aziz, who was also Dr Iftikhar’s friend, was the caretaker of the land.

“Both the doctors were killed after their kidnapping. The case seems to be something else and we are investigating it,” said police.

“We will take help from their mobile data for which we are also contacting the concerned authorities.”

It was being alleged that the doctors belong to the Ahmadi community, however, the police did not confirm it.


Abducted doctor’s body recovered from drain

A first information report (FIR) was registered while the bodies of the doctors were sent for post-mortem.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar sought a report from the Regional Police Officer (RPO) Rawalpindi on the matter after taking notice of the incident.

The provincial chief minister ordered the police to probe the matter and insisted, “A legal action should be taken against the persons responsible for the incident.”