Karachi: The district and sessions judge (South) on Friday summoned the station house officer (SHO) and a constable of the Karachi Cantt police station to appear in court on Saturday (today) after a woman complained that the constable had abducted her niece.
Judge Hasan Feroz issued the summon orders after two court bailiffs raided the police station to recover the girl, Rubina, but did not find her there.
Razia, maternal aunt of Rubina, filed an application in the court, complaining that after her niece Rubina arrived from Punjab on Friday morning, police constable Safdar kidnapped her and demanded Rs50,000 to free her.
The plaintiff informed the court that Safdar had been making phone calls to her from the police station. The court then directed Head Bailiff Mudassar and Bailiff Arif to raid the police station and recover the girl. The team raided the police station but did not find Rubina there.
When the policeman was called and inquired about the girl, he claimed that the girl was being kept at the Central Police Head Office. This was brought to the notice of the judge, who summoned the SHO and the constable to explain why the girl was caught and kept in illegal detention and why she was removed from the police station.