KARACHI: Three people reportedly involved in the kidnapping of a doctor were arrested from Gizri while the victim was rescued late at night on Monday.
According to the police, the accused disguised as officials of the health department made Dr Syed Saeed Akhtar Rizvi sit in his car in Korangi No. 5.5, holding him hostage. The kidnappers demanded Rs0.5 million as ransom and drove around with the doctor in the car, waiting for the amount to be arranged and given to them.
The police said they traced the kidnappers after they called the doctor’s family for ransom. Subsequently, police said, they conducted a raid and arrested the kidnappers and rescued the doctor from Gizri.