Minor abductee recovered

FAISALABAD: Ghulam Mohammad Abad police have recovered a minor boy within a week of his abduction from Sitara Sapna City ground.

Police spokesman said here Thursday that 10-year-old Shaheer, son of a local trader Abdul Haseeb of Sitara Sapna City, Ismaeel Road, was kidnapped from a playground a couple of days ago.

The kidnapper later on contacted parents of the boy and demanded Rs 10 million as ransom.

After registration of an FIR, SHO Ghulam Mohammad Abad police station Jamshaid Iqbal Chishti started investigation. On a tip-off, he led a raid party to search a house situated at Daewoo Road near sewerage drain and recovered the boy from there.

The police also arrested an accused Khalid, son of Yousuf of Mian Channu from the house and shifted him to police station for interrogation.

Raids are being conducted to arrest accomplices of the accused.