Karachi: As per media reports, some criminals who claimed that they have made Dua Mangi hostage demanded Rs.38.8 million for her release.
Ms. Mangi was kidnapped from a car in the DHA area of Karachi on Saturday night allegedly by four to five armed kidnappers from outside a restaurant at Bara Bukhari in Phase VI, DHA, Karachi.
According to media reports, the alleged kidnappers also shot and injured her friend Haris Soomro in the resultant altercation in the jurisdiction of Darakshan police station.
“The ransom demand was made using social media platform WhatsApp from Dua’s parents,” a police said.
The police official added that they (kidnappers) have contacted the family of abducted girl (Dua Mangi) thrice in the last three days.
“The kidnappers insisted to pay $0.25 million when they last contacted Dua’s parents on Wednesday,” the police official said.
According to The News, besides the police, intelligence agencies are also investigating the kidnapping incident.
Despite burning the midnight oil the police completely failed in getting substantive clues to the incident that led to a widespread wave of fear among the citizens of the city of lights.