Sindh HC chief justice’s son kidnapped in Karachi

Karachi : Advocate Ovais Ali Shah, the son of the Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court (SHC), Sajjad Ali Shah, went missing from outside a super store today. Eyewitnesses claimed four masked gunmen intercepted him and took him away.

The Express Tribune quoted DIG South Munir Sheikh, as saying that Ovais was last seen at Agha’s Super Market in the Defence Housing Authority around noon.

The victim’s cellphone has been switched off since.

The DIG said police was informed about the incident around 9.15 p.m. and subsequently an investigation has been launched.

When Ovais came out of the super store, four masked gunmen got down from a white-colour car bearing police registration number and intercepted him, A TV channel quoted eyewitnesses, as saying.

Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad directed the law enforcement agencies to use all available resources to recover Advocate Ovais.

Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal also directed IGP Allah Dino Khowaja to recover Advocate Ovais at the earliest. (ANI)