KARACHI: Police have didn’t make any headway into tracing the whereabouts of the younger lady, Dua Mangi, who was kidnapped from Bukhari Commerical Space in Defence Housing Authority on Saturday night time. In the meantime, Haris Fatah, who was with Dua on the time of the incident and was shot by the abductors for placing up resistance, continues to be beneath remedy on the Aga Khan College Hospital.
Regardless of the passage of over two days, the particular taskforce comprising investigations and operations police has didn’t hint the abductors’ automobile. Regulation enforcers have now widened the scope of their search and have sought assist from a unit of the Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) that specialises in kidnapping instances.
What they know up to now
Police have now confirmed that there have been 5 kidnappers within the automobile – two within the entrance and three seated within the again. A police official, talking on situation of anonymity, advised The News Observers that of the 5 accused, one was carrying a masks to cover his face. Police suspect that the kidnapper carrying the masks was identified to the victims, whereas the others had been employed to hold out the kidnapping. Regulation enforcers put the age of the abductors between 35 and 40 years.
Based on the investigators, it has been realized that an ex-fiancé of Dua, who was within the US, had presumably come to Karachi in current days. Police suspect the ex-fiancé could possibly be concerned within the kidnapping.
In the meantime, the rickshaw driver, who was the primary to succeed in the crime scene and is a key witness within the case, advised The News Observers that he was the one who knowledgeable the police on the Madadgar 15 helpline in regards to the incident.
The witness stated that when he heard the gunshot, he and several other safety guards ran in the direction of the positioning and located a younger man mendacity on the bottom. The person, who was later recognized as Haris, was shot within the neck, stated the witness, including that his belongings have been strewn round him.
The witness known as out for assist in order that Haris could possibly be rushed to the hospital. “They have been strolling in entrance of me,” stated the witness, including that he had by no means seen them earlier than however a safety guard had seen them a couple of occasions.
Police are additionally making efforts to hint the automobile used within the kidnapping. Based on police data, a automobile with an analogous description was snatched from a citizen on Mahmood Ghaznavi Highway in PECHS Block 2 on November 27. Police stated that 4 culprits have been concerned within the crime and so they have been all carrying masks to cover their faces.
Alternatively, investigating authorities did geo fencing on the perimeters of the scene.
Based on the investigators, Dua and Haris had come to a pal’s birthday celebration on the day of the incident. Police may also report the assertion of the pal, Hamza, whose birthday was being celebrated that day. In the meantime, the investigators are nonetheless ready for Haris’ situation to stabilise to allow them to report his assertion.
The investigation staff has additionally been in contact with the victims’ households, who’ve obtained no requires ransom from the abductors.