We have registered a case against the ASI and 16 others over their alleged involvement in the case, the police said.
Zamfara government spokesman Sulaiman Tanau Anka said some of the missing girls had run into the bush at the time of the assault, and the number of those kidnapped was 279
The abductors have taken the kidnapped persons to katcha area, the police said. Katcha area comprises of riverine forests on the banks of Indus river.
An FIR was registered against Adnan and his accomplices
two 22-year-old cousins staged a fake abduction, inspired by a famous web series, and asked their family for a ransom of Rs200,000
The accused were handed over to the local police for further action.
In successful bids to foil kidnapping for ransom, the police have retrieved on Wednesday the captured persons and detained the alleged culprits
It emerged that Sharea Faisal police is reluctant to file a case the son of the influential police officer.
The recent incident of rape and murder of five-year-old Mawrah after abduction has already sent shockwaves in the metropolis.
A 10-year-old girl has allegedly been kidnapped by unidentified persons from the government-run Jinnah Hospital.