KARACHI: Anti Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) and Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) recovered an abducted youth, Haseebullah from Gulshan-e-Mazdoor along Northern Bypass near Hub in the wee hours of Sunday.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) AVCC Nasir Aftab said that on a tip-off, AVCC and CPLC conducted a joint search operation at Northern Bypass area and safely recovered Haseebullah, 18, son of Haji Hameedullah who was abducted from Javed Bahria Housing Society on 28 June 2014.
CPLC Chief Ahmed Chinoy said that kidnappers had demanded Rs 20 million for his safe release. He said that the victim family approached CPLC after which action was taken.
SSP Aftab said that in crossfire for some time, a kidnapper was killed and two policemen were injured. He said that one kidnapper was also arrested in the shootout, while two of their accomplices managed to escape. He said that ammunition was also recovered from their possession.
The released youth was close to senior officials of Balochistan. The Chief Minister Balochistan and Senator Fateh Muhammad Hasani has appreciated the AVCC and the CPLC for recovering youth safely.