Three absolved of kidnapping charge
LARKANA, July 10: A court on Tuesday ordered release of three brothers booked in a kidnapping case for lack of evidence case, while a judicial magistrate remanded them in police custody for five days in another case – for threatening the complainant.Interestingly, the police claimed that six unidentified men were nominated in the FIR.
Accused Ghulam Sarwar, Mashooq Ali and Hudbar Mirbahar were arrested in the kidnapping of a boy Sajid Kalhoro, 13, on the complaint of Imtiaz Kalhoro, the boy’s uncle.
The civil judge and first judicial magistrate of Larkana Tarique Sanghro observed that the investigation officer Sher Afzal could not produce substantive evidence against the three suspects therefore, the judge ordered their release.
The judge said that the FIR would not be closed and the accused will be booked if their involvement was revealed at any stage of investigation.
Judicial magistrate, on the other hand, remanded the three accused in police custody for issuing life threats to complainant Imtiaz Ali.
Civil Lines police picked up the three brothers, their sister Yasmeen and her two-year-old son Murtaza, and a man Imdad Chandio in connection with the kidnapping case.
Police kept the detainees in a house in Lahori Mohalla instead of, in police lockup and freed the woman and her son after the case was reported in media on Sunday while showing the arrest of brothers in a case about issuing threats to Imtiaz Kalhoro.
According to police, six unidentified men had been nominated in kidnapping case FIR.
ASP City, Nadeem, investigating the recovery of six people from a house told Dawn that he would submit the findings after investigating the case from different angles.