IGP takes notice of media reports of kidnapping for ransom

KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Shahid Nadeem Baloch, has taken notice of reports appearing in a section of the press regarding incidents of kidnapping for ransom.

A police statement issued here on Saturday said that he issued directives to Additional IG Karachi that keeping in view such media reports concrete and effective preventive measures be undertaken under a strategy.

The IGP also called for the formation of special motorcycle squads in this regard.

He further instructed that the mobile patrolling, picketing and police deployment be ensured in the areas affected by such incidents.