Armed Officers Targeted: Third Case Came forth in Lahore of Kidnapping
LAHORE: Earlier in the week unidentified men kidnapped a retired army officer’s son and his friend in Lahore.
Waqas Ahmed, son of Major (retd) Manzoor, left his house in Chuhng area to visit his friend Umair Saeed. He was accompanied by his six-year-old son Umer Waqas.
Ahmed’s family became concerned after they tried reaching him on his phone hours after he left the house. However, his phone was switched off. Umer, however, managed to reach home safely.
Ahmed’s family lodged an FIR against unidentified kidnappers at the Chuhng police station, according to reports.
“Two persons were kidnapped from Canal society. The family of ex-an army officer brought this matter into their knowledge two days later,”
SHO Chuhng Nasar Chattha said, “Investigation is under way to recover the missing persons.”
Ahmed’s six-year-old son informed the police that Ahmed and his friend were abducted from Canal Society by unidentified men, the SHO said.
Last week, two sons of an ex-army officer were also kidnapped by unidentified men in Lahore. Nauman was kidnapped from his office, while the other, Hammad, was taken away from his residence.
“The two brothers were kidnapped on February 6 – one from outside his house on Sarfaraz Rafiqui Road while the other one from his office on Walton Road,” Inspector Rana Shakeel told media.
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