Police on Monday recovered a boy within eight hours of his kidnapping and arrested three people. Ishtiaq had registered a complaint at the Shah Faisal Colony police station, stating that one-and-a-half-years-old Hunain was kidnapped from outside his residence in Natha Khan Goth.
The police arrested a suspect, Mir Khattab Shah, in Mianwali Colony and recovered a pistol from his possession. The suspect, during the initial interrogation, told the police that he had kidnapped the child and sold him for Rs20,000 to a woman, Shahnaz, in the Korangi area.
Acting on the information provided by Shah, the police carried out a raid and recovered the boy safely, and arrested Shahnaz, wife of Yousuf, and Shahbana.