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  • Islahuddin Siddiqui was in Gulistan-e-Jauhar’s Block-16 the place three suspects kidnapped him.
  • The suspects continued to drive for round one hour earlier than dropping him close to the Safoora Chowrangi.
  • The complainant suspected that the accused had been automotive lifters who briefly kidnapped him to get details about the tracker. 

KARACHI: Former hockey captain and ex-Olympian, Islahuddin Siddiqui, was launched after he was reportedly kidnapped whereas going to a funeral in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar space on Tuesday.

In response to a information report revealed in The Information, the suspects continued to drive Islahuddin in his automotive for round an hour and later dropped him close to the Safoora Chowrangi and escaped within the ex-Olympian’s automotive along with his mobile phone and money.

The legendary sportsman went to attend the funeral of one other ex-Olympian Ahmed Alam’s mom in Block 16 in Gulistan-e-Jauhar the place three suspects kidnapped him, mentioned the police.

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“As soon as I stepped outside of my car outside the mosque to attend the funeral prayers, the suspects captured and forced me back into the backseat of the car,” he defined. “Two of them had guns and held me, hostage, at gunpoint.”

Former worldwide hockey workforce participant additional revealed that the suspects continued to drive for round one hour earlier than dropping him close to the Safoora Chowrangi.

“They took my car, wallet, and cash Rs15,000 away with them after releasing me,” he defined.

Noting that the suspects, conversing in Sindhi and Urdu, Siddiqui mentioned that additionally they inquired in regards to the tracker within the automotive and continued to uninstall it.

The complainant suspected that the accused had been automotive lifters who briefly kidnapped him to get details about the tracker.

Siddiqui later approached the police and received a case registered.

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