MULTAN: A close relative of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani, Umer Jilani, who was also identified as a security official, was kidnapped on Monday by unidentified persons from Garden Town area in Multan.
The security official is the nephew of Pakistan's incumbent Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani, according to an APP report.
Multan Police officially confirmed the abduction of Umer Jillani and quoting eyewitnesses said that the abductee was en route to his office on his bike when four to five motorcycle-riding gunmen intercepted him in Garden area and kidnapped him.
Police further said that after receiving information on the incident, law enforcement agencies and police personals reached the spot and started a probe into the kidnapping.
Moreover, the city has been put on alert and a Joint Investigation Team was also constituted comprising of police and law enforcement agencies officers to work on this case.
Multan police was also directed to seal the city and to conduct an extensive search for the recovery of Umer Jillani.
On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif also took notice of the incident and directed the Regional Police Officer Multan to utilise all efforts for the recovery of that abdcutee and to keep him informed of every progress.