MULTAN: An official of the National Assembly Secretariat was kidnapped from his agricultural farm near Wasti Sandila area on Saturday.

Malik Muazzam Ali Kalro, who reached Multan from Islamabad on Friday night, was sitting at his farm on Saturday when four masked men came in a white car and tried to seize him.

Kalsoom, an eyewitness, said Mr Kalro offered resistance but the attackers beat him up with guns and took him away.

Malik Amjad Kalro, uncle of the official, told journalists they had no enmity and had not received any threatening call either.

After the incident, police cordoned off the area and set up checkpoints at the city’s entry points.

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