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PPP MPA's abducted son recovered in Karachi: police

PPP MPA's abducted son recovered in Karachi: police

The son of PPP MPA Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, who was kidnapped in Karachi earlier this week, was recovered by police on Wednesday during an operation in Karachi's Gadap Town area, Senior Superintendent Police Malir Rao Anwar said.

Five suspected kidnappers were killed during the operation, the SSP said, adding that Baloch's son Hayat had been kidnapped from the same area at gunpoint on Tuesday.

Anwar said the kidnappers had demanded a Rs10 million ransom from the family of Baloch, the special assistant to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Shah.

According to the MPA's family members, the unknown abductors had first kidnapped all individuals who were travelling in the car with Hayat.

However, they later stopped the car and let everyone go, except for Hayat. The abductors also took the car the boy was travelling in, the SSP said.

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