Abbottabad: Havelian police in a successful raid has arrested a gang of five criminals including one female involved in the kidnapping for ransom from Havelian.
Arif Javed DSP Havelian while giving details to newsman told that few days back, Adeel student of 10th class and resident of village Bhalwai was kidnapped by unknown kidnappers who set demand of Rs.10 (M) from the family for the kidnapped boy.
Adeel who was shifted to Sindh and after settlement of Rs5.6 (m), payments were made to kidnapper at Kashmore who after one day released the boy at Haripur and escaped from the spot.
Police party traced the clue of the kidnappers from the Bank record as an amount of Rs3(m) was transferred by the main accused Mst Sultana at Haripur and arrested the five accused from different places which were identified as Saqib, Zubair, Awais and Masood .
Police had registered cases for kidnapping for ransom. Police has also recovered the cash with ammunition and car used in the kidnapping. Case under section 365 was registered in police station Havelian.
DSP further told that Kashmore Police has also arrested the main culprit named Sachhal who was also wanted by the police in some of cases while Zubair who was arrested by Havelian police is absconder and was wanted by Karachi police in murders, dacoity and ransom cases.