Kidnapped Ayesha recovered, Lahore police officers inform LHC to save jobs
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Police on Sunday recovered the grade-X student, who was abducted by armed men from Lahore's Shadbagh area in the broad daylight, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The abducted student, identified as Ayesha, will soon be produced in the Lahore High Court.
Sources privy to the matter said that the CCPO informed the IG about the arrest of the student in the courtroom.
Sources said that DIG Investigation Kamran Adil has played a key role in the recovery of the abducted student.
As per the sources, Chief Justice of the High Court Muhammad Ameer Bhatti will soon hear the case again.
IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan and CCPO Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamyana appeared in the court.
As the police rescued the abducted student, the girl's father and uncle were also present in the court room.
Sources privy to the matter, told they [father and uncle] have talked to Ayesha.
The Chief Justice asked the father if he had talked to his daughter, in reply to this the girl's father said that he had talked to his daughter.
The Chief Justice said that the girl was returning to police custody.
The court directed the IG to complete the investigation of the case as soon as possible.
The Chief Justice said: Mr IG, It is as much an honour for you as it is for me."
Police stated in the court that the girl was recovered from Arifwala, to which the Chief Justice said, "I am disposing off this suo muto notice now. Thank you all."
Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz Sharif said by the grace of Almighty Allah and the efforts of the police, the safe recovery of the daughter has been possible.
Hamza Shehbaz said the accused will be punished under the law, adding all the requirements of justice in the case will be fulfilled.
Hamza said: "It is my duty and responsibility to bring justice to the daughter [Ayesha], adding the accused do not deserve any concession.
CCPO Kamyana, while addressing the media after the case, confirmed that the suspects had abducted the girl after she had ended the engagement.
CCPO said the police were unable to recover the victim quickly as after kidnapping Ayesha, the suspects had switched off their phones.
Earlier today, the court has said that it will direct Prime Minister to remove all the police officers from their posts as they are incompetent if the kidnapped girl will not be found till today 10 am.