Police officers held in kidnap for ransom case
[Dawn] The Frontier Corps, Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
, tossed in the calaboose
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on Saturday night three senior coppers of the CID for their alleged involvement in a case of kidnapping for ransom.
Official sources said an FC team raided CID police office in Quetta and arrested SP Tariq Manzoor, DSPs Qutab and Bilal and five other personnel.
The senior coppers were alleged to have kidnapped Abdul Qudoos from Dalbandin, the district headquarters of Chagai, on Jan 16. They then contacted the family of the kidnapped man and demanded Rs5 million for his release. Later, they agreed to release the man on payment of Rs2.5 million.
The family contacted FC officials and informed them about the incident.
On the advice of FC officials, the family put special marks on the currency notes for identification and later paid the same to the kidnappers in Sariab area of the city.
The police officials were traced after they used the currency notes and were arrested by the FC. FC personnel started a search for other members of the gang.
A special investigation team has been interrogating the suspects.
Posted by: Fred