LAHORE: Two friends, including SSP Mufakhar Adeel (Battalion Commander-I, Punjab Constabulary Lahore) and a former assistant attorney general Shahbaz Ahmad Tatla, were reportedly kidnapped by unknown suspects under mysterious circumstances a couple of days ago.
Punjab IGP Shoaib Dastagir has ordered an inquiry and immediate recovery of the kidnapped friends. Johar Town and Naseerabad police have registered separate cases for further investigations. The FIR registered at Naseerabad police station states Tatla left his office in Gulberg on February 7 but never returned. Police registered the case on February 10 and started investigations.
Meanwhile, it was learnt that the SSP also went missing the same day. His wife reported him missing to the Johar Town police station. Sources claimed Mufakhar was busy in some secret investigation for the last couple of days. The cell phones of both the persons were switched off. The DIG Operations said he had received the information about his disappearance. The Police were trying to contact his family, DIG added.
SSP Mufakhar and Tatla were friends and belonged to Narowal. They used to go to parties together. Saddar SP Ghazanfar Ali Shah said police are investigating. SSP Adeel had joined police in 2008 and had served in Lahore and other cities.