TOBA TEK SINGH: The Peoples Colony police of Faisalabad recovered a 16-year-old college girl in a raid at Narang Mandi, Sheikhupura, on Friday almost 10 hours after she was kidnapped for ransom.
SSP Investigation retired Capt Muhammad Ajmal and Madina Town SP Muhammad Nabil told a press conference that Liaquat Ali, a resident of Saeed Colony, complained to police that his daughter, Minahil, had not returned home from college on Thursday afternoon and he feared that someone might have abducted her.
City Police Officer Omer Saeed Malik formed a team headed by himself and police started monitoring the mobile phones of the girl and members of her family. Police traced the place of Narang Mandi where the girl was kept and recovered her in a raid and arrested Muhammad Ibrar. The suspect disclosed during investigation that he trapped the girl by making friendship with her on Facebook.
He said he and his accomplice Muhammad Tayyab kidnapped Minahil when she was returning home from the college on Jaranwala Road and took her to a place at Narang Mandi. According to the plan, he said, their third accomplice Umair Ahmad, residing in Dubai, made a phone call to girl’s father and demanded Rs200 million ransom for her release.
The SSP said the CPO had announced cash prizes and certificates for the policemen who arrested the suspect and recovered the girl.