KARACHI – An abductor was killed and his ten associates arrested in a police-CPLC raid on Kalmati Goth of Bin Qasim area on Wednesday.

A trader, namely Pervaiz, taken captive on August 2 from Gulshan-e-Iqbal area, was safely recovered after the exchange of fire between the criminals and a police-CPLC team. One of the kidnappers was killed while the rest were arrested.

Police officials said earlier the kidnappers had demanded Rs50 million ransom, but the trader’s family agreed to pay Rs5 million after negotiations.