A Class-III student allegedly was kidnapped for ransom by some unidentified abductors here from Bukhari Colony Narang Mandi the other day.

According to details, eight-year-old Irfan, son of Abbas, a businessman was coming from market when three unidentified armed men bundled him into a car and drove off to an unidentified location.

Later, the abductors contacted the boy’s father Abbas on his cellphone and demanding Rs1 million ransom for the release of his son. They also threatened him with dire consequences if he fails to provide the ransom. The Narang Mandi Police have launched investigation into the incident. Meanwhile, a labourer Fayyaz was electrocuted in his rented residence in Ferozewala. The deceased was rectifying a fault developed in an electric motor when he suffered severe shocks and died on the spot. The Ferozewala Police are looking into the matter.