Foreign national reportedly abducted from Islamabad

Police register FIR at the request of foreign mission

Our Correspondent April 21, 2024


A foreign national was reportedly abducted from Islamabad on Sunday within the limits of the Margala police station.

The Margalla police station registered an FIR at the request of the foreign embassy. The foreign missing approached the law enforcement seeking recovery of the abducted citizen and also named an accused. 

The FIR states that the accused kidnapped the foreign citizen from the F-8 area.

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In a similar incident, a Grade 18 officer of the Inland Revenue Service of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Rehmatullah Khan was abducted from the capital's twin city Rawalpindi last week.

The kidnappers held him for ransom and demanded a hefty amount of Rs10 million from the officer's family.

An FIR was registered for the kidnapping. The FIR was filed by Muhammad Shafiq, the brother-in-law of the abductee.

According to the FIR, Inland Revenue Service Grade 18 officer Rehmatullah Khan is posted at the FBR headquarters. He was abducted by unknown persons at 11:30am on April 12.


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