KARACHI: A former executive district officer was arrested with an accomplice of his for kidnapping a woman teacher in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Wednesday.
Police raided an apartment in Block 16, Abdullah Heights, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, and arrested Gul Mohammad Hajiano, former EDO for education, and his accomplice Wafa Hussain and recovered a kidnapped woman, a government schoolteacher.
Station house officer Asif Rauf said the suspect tried to harass the woman, and finally stopped her salary using his influence in the education department. The woman went to court and after a long legal battle won the case. The education department owed her Rs1.3 million as salary dues.
Lately, the suspect again tried to intimidate her and demanded money, the SHO said.
Subsequently, the suspect with his accomplice kidnapped the woman on Wednesday morning and detained her in the flat. Police registered an FIR (364/2012) under Sections 365-A and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code on a complaint of the victim’s family at the Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station.