KARACHI: The Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) claimed on Friday it has busted a five-member gang of kidnappers who used to abduct individuals by impersonating officers of safety forces, ARY Information reported.
Talking at a press convention, SSP AVCC Fida Hussain Janveri mentioned refined weapons, pretend identification playing cards and uniforms of safety forces in addition to different issues have been seized from the possession of the alleged kidnappers.
He mentioned the abductors had arrange a pretend non-government organisation and had an account in its title, which they used to deposit safety cash recovered from abductees for some time after which transferred it overseas. In addition they owned offshore corporations, he added.
The SSP mentioned the gang had kidnapped a businessman alongside together with his driver from the town’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) space and detained them at a farm home close to Hub, Balochistan.
They initially demanded an quantity of Rs200 million as safety cash for his or her secure launch however later agreed to launch them on fee of Rs20 million ransom, he mentioned, including afterwards, the abductors left the abductees again in a Karachi neighbourhood together with their automotive and fled.
He mentioned the businessman then reported the incident to the police which, aided by intelligence businesses, traced out three of the abductors on July 1, whereas the remaining two have been arrested on July 11 following data supplied by their accomplices in police custody.
SSP Janveri mentioned the arrested accused would encroach upon land and fabricate paperwork utilizing the title of the Pakistan Military with an purpose to dent its repute.
He mentioned raids are being carried out to arrest their different accomplices.