Pastor kidnapped in Toba

Published Jul 09, 2012 03:13am

TOBA TEK SINGH, July 8: Seven gunmen, three of them in police uniform, took away Pastor Victor Samuel Maseeh from Toba Tek Singh to some undisclosed location late on Saturday, his brother Sikandar Samuel told police.

He says Victor was pastor at the church of Christian school of thought called ‘God’s Grace Bible churches’ in Christian Colony. Late on Saturday, seven armed men arrived at the reached by a car. He said the visitors showed search warrants issued by a Lahore judicial magistrate, Mian Shahid Amin Joya.

The intruders grilled Victor bout his ex-American wife and also inspected various files in Victor's laptop. Then they asked him to go with them to the district police office.

Sikandar says he also got on the car with them but instead of going to the police office, they dropped him near Gojra bypass and took Victor with them to some undisclosed location.

A Toba city police official said they were unaware of any police visitors from Lahore. Police registered a case of kidnapping of Victor on the complaint of Sikandar against unidentified people.

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