DERA GHAZI KHAN: Two loaders along with drivers were kidnapped at gunpoint by the Chakarani gang, which is in collusion with the Ladi gang, and taken to the Ladi area in Mamdani police precincts in Koh Sulaiman tehsil.

The kidnappers are demanding a ransom of Rs20 million.

Border Military Police Commandant Muhammad Asad Chandia immediately reached the spot and called personnel of nearby police stations at Mamdani Cement Factory area.

According to BMP sources, a battle is going on between the Chakarani gang and the police and Baloch Levies.

Sources claimed that negotiations with the kidnappers are also going on through influential people.

The Mamdani Border Military Police have registered two separate cases under sections 365 and 395 of Pakistan Penal Code and started proceedings.

Commandant Asad Chandia claimed that the BMP would soon recover drivers safely along with their vehicles.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2023

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