LAHORE - A court will resume the hearing tomorrow (Wednesday) on a plea of kidnapping for ransom and blackmailing through social media.
Ali Adnan registered an FIR with the Iqbal town police under sections 365, 382, 147, 148 and 337 against the accused namely Hussnain Ali, Zaigham, Hashim, Sharukh alias Sherry and Muazzam.
The Sabzazaar resident said he has been running a charity school in Faisal Town and for getting donation, he created a page on the Facebook.
Few months ago, Adnan added, the accused baited him into adding them as friend on Facebook.
“They called me at a fast food restaurant in Iqbal Town from where they kidnapped me at gunpoint and took me to a house in Sabzazaar,” he said, adding that they tortured and abused him sexually till he succeeded in escaping when they were drunk on August 30. Later, he added that he got away with the trauma after some time and moved the police.
However, the accused secured pre-arrest bail that was cancelled on Saturday over non-prosecution. On Monday, the court issued notice to Ali and the accused to appear in the court on Wednesday.
According to police, they have recovered data from, Adeel, the brother of one of the accused, and the investigation was in process.
The lawmen believe that the accused had been kidnapping people for ransom and blackmailing them through Facebook.