LAHORE: Naseerabad police have registered a case against unidentified person(s) for kidnapping social activist Raza Mahmood.

Raza had gone missing from his residence in Model Colony in Naseerabad police area a couple of days ago.

A convener of Aghaz-i-Dosti, a friendship initiative between the youth of India and Pakistan, Raza had gone to his residence after a meeting with friends on last Saturday.

On failing to find Raza, his brother Hamid Nasir approached the police and lodged the kidnap complaint.

The incident has caused serious concern among Raza’s family members and friends, he said.

The complainant told the police that Raza was also associated with Lowkey Lokai, another community initiative aimed at holding dialogues and debates on the issues critical to building a peaceful society.

Raza had attended a meeting of the initiative on Saturday, Nasir said.

The police handed over the case to its investigations wing.

Published in Dawn, December 7th, 2017

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