SUKKUR: Three sisters who were allegedly kidnapped from Shikarpur railway station on Aug 15 were located and handed over to the women police station of the area on Tuesday.
The girls’ mother told local reporters that they were returning home that day when seven suspects, four men and three women, took them away. She said she had lodged a kidnap FIR against the suspects on Aug 30.
The district police said that a search was mounted on a directive of SSP Shiraz Nazeer and finally the three sisters, aged 11, 13 and 15, were found present at Rustam Morr three days ago. They were produced in a court and after their medical examination, they were handed over to women protection cell in-charge Shagufta Rajput. Following legal procedures, the recovered girls were handed over to their parents.
Five men freed from dacoits’ custody
The Kandhkot-Kashmore police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered five men from dacoits’ custody after an encounter in the Jagan (katcha) area of the district.
SSP Zeeshan Siddiqui told media personnel in his office that advanced technology was used to find the location of kidnappers and their hostages. When a police team reached the area, the outlaws opened fire which was returned, he said, adding that all the hostages were safely freed during the encounter.
The police officer identified the freed men as Rizwan Ahmed Narejo, Rajab Ali, Masood Ahmed, Asadullah Solangi and Mohammad Zaman.
They were taken away at gunpoint from Ghouspur section of Indus Highway in different incidents, he said.