Elderly man abducted by his sons over property dispute

The police have recovered the elderly man.

LAHORE: An elderly man was subjected to severe torture after being kidnapped by his own sons in Lahore over property dispute, according to police.

According to details, three men, identified as Javed, Junaid and Sajjad, abducted their father with the help of their accomplices, allegedly to grab his property. The men kidnapped their father and subjected him to torture in an abandoned house.

Upon receiving a call on the police helpline, the Dolphin squad started a search for the victim after which the three suspects were apprehended, the spokesperson said. The police also recovered the elderly man. Further investigation into the matter is underway.

Earlier on May 20, a 60-year-old man had been tortured to death allegedly by his own son over a property dispute in Karachi.

According to police, Tahir Hanif, a resident of New Karachi, had been demanding his share in the family property. He had again demanded property from his father but he refused to give him his share.

After a verbal brawl, Tahir Hanif had lost his temper and subjected his old father to severe torture in the house situated near Baghdadi Masjid in sector 11-D. He had died on the spot because of internal injuries.