Impersonators kidnap two brothers

Suspects impersonating medical workers took victims away


​ Our Correspondent April 26, 2020
PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: Two brothers were allegedly kidnapped by seven suspects, impersonating as medical workers and police personnel, as they took the victims away on the pretext that they were being shifted to a hospital for treatment of coronavirus (Covid-19).

Morgah police officials said that they were informed by Rehmat Gul that seven unidentified people including two impersonated as police personnel and five disguised as medical workers wearing protective kits scaled the boundary wall of his house on Saturday.

The suspects said that the complainant’s brothers including Tahir Gul and Saad Rehman, both linked with a religious group, had contracted the pandemic virus and therefore, both were being taken to a hospital for treatment.

However, Gul said that he has not been able to trace whereabouts of his brothers and alleged that they had been kidnapped by disguised suspects.

The police have registered a case and started the investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 26th, 2020.