MULTAN: The cantonment police arrested two accused over carrying weapon near the Lahore High Court Multan Bench before they could execute their alleged plan to kidnap and kill their female relative engaged in litigation,police said on Thursday.
ASI Shafaqat Ali and other police officials were present at the gate of LHC Multan Bench when a van, FDJ-9972, stopped there and dropped around 17/18 persons. However, they tried to escape after noticing police deployed at the point.
Police chased and arrested two of them including Ehsan and Tariq. Police recovered a 44 bore rifle, 26 bullets and two magazines from the van.
Accused Tariq told police that his wife Ladi Bibi’s mother resident of Sahiwal had filed a petition against him in the high court.
Police said that the accused allegedly wanted to kidnap and kill his estranged wife Ladi Bibi who was expected to appear before the high court.
Police registered FIR against the accused on possession of illegal weapons and started investigation.