In an appalling incident, a 20-year-old girl was kidnapped by a group of armed men while she was out with her male friend in DHA, Karachi.
The attackers riding a car whisked away the girl, Dua Mangi, and shot her male friend, identified as Haris Fatah, in the neck and rode away.
“It was in the early hours of Saturday when a car intercepted the young girl who was walking on the island along the main road in DHA Bukhari Commercial area with a young man in his 20s,” an official at the Darakhshan police station was quoted as saying in media reports.
Police remain clueless behind motive of the kidnapping; however, they say the investigation was underway to extract concrete details.
“The girl is a resident of Korangi Crossing. They both are in their 20s and students of two different private universities. The families of both are in contact with the police. An FIR has been registered and a police team said they were working “round-the-clock to solve the case at the earliest.
The family and relatives of the victims immediately took to social media and spread the news about abduction of girl
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and IG Dr Syed Kaleem Imam ordered fast-paced investigations into the alleged kidnapping, asking the authorities to use every possible channel and technology to arrest the culprits and recover the girl safely.
They assured the families of the two victims of their full support and cooperation.