ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Police on Tuesday recovered famous businessman of the city abducted by unknown persons and arrested four kidnappers, Inspector General of Police Islamabad Bani Amin Khan said here on Tuesday.
Addressing a press conference here at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the IGP said that unknown persons abducted Muhammad Yousuf, the owner of Mr. Books, from Super Market and demanded Rs 25 million from his daughter as ransom. During this contact, the kidnappers also threatened to kill him in case police were informed. The IGP said that Islamabad police started investigation into the case after registration of case on behalf of Saad Yousuf, the son of abducted person.
He said that SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik was assigned special task for his recovery and special team headed by SP (City) Muhammad Ilyas including SHO Inspector Fiaz Ahmed Tanoli, Inspector Raja Rahat, Inspector Rauf Kinai, Constables Jaffer Abbas and Abdul Waheed was constituted. The teams ensured surveillance at various points at the outer cordon of twin cities and succeeded to reach the house in outer point of the city where the abducted person was kept. The IGP said that Muhammad Yousuf’s health was deteriorating when he was recovered . He said that four kidnappers including a woman identified as ringleader Haji Sab, Guldasta, Mumraiz Khan and Aqeel Sethi were arrested.
Meanwhile,  Islamabad Police on Tuesday arrested five outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered 1.240-kilogram hashish and three pistols from their possession, a police spokesman said.  On a tip off, Sub-Inspector Hakim Khan from Aabpara police station arrested a drug pusher Usman Ali Azam and recovered 1.110-kilogram hashish from him.
Sub-Inspector, Muneer Hussain from Ramna Police Station arrested Shafique for having 130-kilogram hashish. Meanwhile, Shehzad town police arrested an accused Pervez for having 30-bore pistol.  
While Sihala police arrested Arsh Yusuf Gul and recovered 30-bore pistol from him and Sub-Inspector Shahid Mehmud nabbed Imran for also having 30-bore pistol.  Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway.
SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik directed the police officials to intensify vigilance and patrolling in their respective areas.