CJP's nephew Umar Jillani kidnapped from Multan

CM Punjab forms special team to recover victim - who is also inspector for intelligence agency - within 24 hours.

Police cordon off area and search operation is underway. PHOTO: PPI/FILE

MULTAN: Umar Jillani, the nephew of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Tasadduq Hussain Jillani, was kidnapped from Multan in the early hours of Monday, an intelligence agency confirmed.

Umar, who is also an inspector for an intelligence agency, left his house in Garden Town for work when men on two motorcycles forced him into a car that was accompanying them and fled the area. The attackers on motorcycles were wearing black t-shirts similar to those worn by the police.

SP Cantt Multan said that were six to seven kidnappers.

Umar is also the son of Wahid Jillani, the former chairman of Bahawalpur Development Authority.

Fiza Gilani tweeted about the kidnapping:

Investigation underway

During a meeting in Lahore headed by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the CM asked the Multan regional police officer (RPO) to present a report on the kidnapping.

He also constituted a special team, headed by the RPO, to recover the CJP's nephew. The team was instructed to find the victim within 24 hours.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and a search operation is underway. Intelligence officers are coordinating with the City Police Officer (CPO) to conduct the search.

Check posts have been set up at exit and entry points of the city and security forces are checking number plates of vehicles before letting them through.

Police had tracked the victim's mobile phone to the Aziz Hotel Chowk at the time of the kidnapping. Ten minutes after that the phone was tracked to the Civil Hospital Chowk and then to Ghanta Ghar, after which it was switched off.

The reason for the kidnapping could not be ascertained at this time.


Hamza | 7 years ago | Reply

I know him very well cause he is not only my class mate he my best friend ever .....i really miss him every day i just wait for good news regarding him and also saw him in my dreams only cause of him kindness ....and also share one thing when my friends meet him they ask me i was had never see a lovely person like omer ... i spend 10 years with him so i know him very welll when you meet him (INSHALLAH) i will waiting for your remarks..

Tayyaba jillani | 7 years ago | Reply I hav read all ur comments. But u ppl hav no idea Wat kind if a person omer jillani is. He is being punished fr something he hasn't done. He is the kindest person I hav ever met. So all of u plz stop judging him. He is innocent and he will b back soon INSHA ALLAH. and all of u speaking against him are invited to meet him once he is back.
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