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Pakistan hockey great robbed at gunpoint

April 05, 2014
Islahuddin Siddiqui. -File photo
Islahuddin Siddiqui. -File photo

KARACHI: Former Pakistan hockey captain and chief coach Islahuddin Siddiqui was robbed of his vehicle, cash and mobile phone in the DHA Area of Karachi on Saturday.

Islahuddin, who led Pakistan to World Cup triumph in 1978 in Buenos Aires (Argentina), was kidnapped from outside his house in Khayaban-e-Mujahid at gunpoint by three robbers.

He remained in the captivity of the armed men in his Vego for 30 minutes before they dropped him off and fled away, the former hockey great said.