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Mother arrested for faking minor girl’s kidnapping in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Saturday arrested the mother of an eight-month-old girl for faking the minor's abduction while handing her over to a relative without her family's knowledge, ARY News reported. According to details, the woman was arrested after police recovered the minor girl named Faiza from one of her relative Imran Abdul Qadir's  house in Yousuf Goth area of the Karachi. The suspect- who told police that he was the minor's guardian- and the mother were presented before a judicial magistrate today where the…

Citizens protest outside police station as six-year-old abducted in Karachi

KARACHI: Residents of Karachi's Bilal Colony area on Tuesday protested outside the area police station after a six-year-old was allegedly kidnapped from outside his house, ARY News reported. According to ARY News correspondent, a six-year-old named Huzaifa was allegedly kidnapped by armed riders from outside his house in Bilal Colony area. The minor was playing outside his residence after coming back from school when he was abducted in front of other children. A large number of area residents gathered outside the Bilal…

Children abduction reports in Karachi are just ‘rumours’, says Addl IG

KARACHI: Additional Inspector General Sindh Police Ameer Sheikh on Tuesday said the news circulating about abduction of children in Karachi were nothing but rumours, ARY News reported. "This year eight kids were kidnapped and all of them have been recovered. Most of the children are abducted from suburban areas of Karachi, while some of them leave home after getting tired of quarrel between their parents," he said while talking to media in Karachi. He requested people to do not leave their children unattended in…

One arrested as police foil kidnapping attempt in Karachi

KARACHI: Police in Karachi claimed to have arrested an alleged kidnapper for attempting to kidnap two girls within the precincts of Alfalah police station, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to ARY News correspondent, the arrested suspect, along with his two accomplices was trying to kidnap two girls aged eight and 11, when police reached at the spot and foiled the attempt. The law enforcement agency officers arrested one of the suspected kidnappers while two others managed to flee. Police say that arrested…

Faisalabad: Police fail to recover kidnapped woman, minor girl from ‘drug peddler’s’ custody

FAISALABAD: Faisalabad police have so far failed to recover a nomad woman and her daughter who were kidnapped by some drug peddlers from Samandari area of the city, family members of victims told ARY News on Tuesday According to ARY News correspondent, three suspected drug peddlers on Monday kidnapped a 20-year-old woman, her seven-year-old daughter and her brother from Samandri area. The abductors also injured one of woman's brothers for resisting the abduction attempt. The police have so far failed to locate the…

Four-year-old’s death sheds light on police inefficiency in Karachi

KARACHI: A four-year-old's death after kidnapping from Karachi's Shah Latif town shed light on the inefficiency of police as the deceased's father claimed that police demanded money from him to travel to Nawabshah town of province for the minor's recovery, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to ARY News correspondent Salman Lodhi, about 15 days ago, unknown abductors kidnapped a four-year-old boy and his mother from Shah Latif town area of Karachi, took them to Nawabshah and demanded ransom from the child's…

Paratha-wala found involved in abduction of child

KARACHI: Police recovered a minor boy from captivity of a paratha-wala (who makes parathas at a hotel) man in Hyderabad on Thursday, ARY News reported. Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) Police had arrested the kidnapper, Liaquat Kakar, from Super Highway two days ago when he was receiving ransom money, said SP AVCC Police.  Kakar, who makes parathas at a local hotel in Saddar, Karachi, abducted the seven-year-old child and made him hostage at a house in Hyderabad. He demanded Rs0.5 million ransom from parents of the…

Abduction and loneliness thriller Stay coming to Xbox One

Spanish indie developer Appnormals Team has revealed its new pixel art graphic adventure STAY which is coming to Xbox One, co-founder Inaki Diaz made the announcement on a blog post "It’s a branching adventure game in which you play as yourself, but you happen to have found your way into an internet chatroom populated with one other person: Quinn," said Diaz who along with this friend Dani Moya started crafting mobile games due to their passion for pixel art and love for old school games. Stay takes place in real-time,…

Missing KU professor returns home two weeks after apparent abduction

KARACHI: The University of Karachi (UoK) Professor Dr Muhammad Ismail on Wednesday reached home safely after being missing for around two weeks, ARY News reported. The Islamic Studies professor at UoK had reportedly gone missing on September 15, family sources said. However, the university administration and family had remained tight-lipped over the professor’s abduction for reasons better known to his colleagues and the family members. Blurting out for first time before the media, the family said Dr Ismail was…

Two priests murdered in Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Two priests were found dead in eastern Mexico on Monday hours after they were kidnapped from their church, raising the number of Catholic clergymen killed in the country to 14 since 2012.