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Thursday Feb 13 2020
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Senior police officer, former assistant attorney general 'kidnapped' from Lahore: report

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SSP Mufakhar Adeel. Photo: File

LAHORE: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mufakhar Adeel and former assistant attorney general Shahbaz Ahmad Tatla were kidnapped by unknown men in Lahore earlier this week, reported The News.

Adeel, who is Battalion Commander-I at the Punjab Constabulary in Lahore, and his friend, Tatla, were reportedly kidnapped under mysterious circumstances a couple of days ago, the publication said.

Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastagir has ordered an inquiry into the incident and directed authorities to make efforts for the immediate recovery of the kidnapped duo. 

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The police stations located in Johar Town and Naseerabad have registered separate cases for further investigations into the matter, according to The News. The government vehicle owned by Adeel has been recovered from near a shopping mall, suggest sources. 

The FIR registered at Naseerabad police station states that Tatla left his office in the Gulberg area of the city on February 7 but never returned. Police registered the case on February 10 and started investigations.

Meanwhile, it was learnt that the SSP also went missing the same day. His wife reported him missing to the Johar Town police station. Sources claimed Adeel was busy investigating a case when he went missing.

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The cell phones of both the persons are switched off, and police sources confirm that there is a lead in the case that they are investigating. 

SSP Adeel and his freind Tatla were reportedly very close and used to frequent social gatherings together, The News claimed. Both of them belonged to the Narowal area of the province. 

Originally published in The News