British Citizen, Sabir Hussain, 73, Kidnapped by Gang for Property and Money, in Pakistan

Sabir Hussain, 73, a British Pakistani hailing from Rawalpindi who often use to visit Pakistan after every two to 3 months, was kidnapped in jurisdiction of Airport police station, is recovered from the captivity of gang.

Sabir Hussain was abducted as he came out of hotel after eating dinner on 15 September, three men kidnapped him and took him to village Dhook Hafiz in Rawalpindi. Gang forced him to sign few stamp papers on gun point to transfer his all properties on their names.

Gang also forced elderly man to sign on bank cheques and later locked him in at a house, in a bid to cash the bank cheques and transfer the property.

Police who was informed about the abduction of elderly man, raided at the house and recovered him from their captivity on 18 September. Police arrested one gang member Abdul Hafeez and is raiding to arrest the other members of the gang.

Addressing a press conference, District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad Faisal Rana said, police launched an operation and detected a house in the village of Dhook Hafiz and recovered the British-Pakistan national and arrested kidnapper Abdul Hafeez. CPO Pothwar division praised the police for their efforts and said this is the organized gang who kidnap overseas Pakistanis for a huge ransom.

Overseas Pakistani who are assets of Pakistan, work hard abroad and contribute through remittances and by investing in Pakistan to strengthen the Pakistan economy. He ordered to investigate the gang and trace out their other related crimes.