Inspector General of Police AD Khwaja has said the kidnappers of Awais Shah, son of SHC CJ, are trying to misguide the law enforcement agencies and the police believes he is kept in Karachi. “We still believe that he (Awais Shah) has been kept in Karachi and with the help of all the agencies and using the technology we have, we would recover him safe and sound shortly,” said the province’s top police official.

The IG added, during the special cabinet session on law and order, that the kidnappers are switching Shah’s cellphone on and off to mislead the security apparatus.

During the cabinet session, Khwaja, briefed the attendees about the kidnapping of Shah through the use of maps which displayed the routes taken by him and his kidnappers

“The police has conducted a number of raids and we have arrested some suspects,” added the IG.

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on the occasion said the murder of Amjab Sabri and kidnapping of Shah are big challenges to be solved by law enforcers.

Referring to Sabri’s murder, IG Sindh claimed the police is close to arresting his killers.

“The police and other agencies are working closely and would give results very soon,” he said.

Awais Ali Shah, son of SHC CJ, was kidnapped in broad daylight by masked men in the upscale Clifton locality of the metropolis. The kidnappers, bundled Shah in a car bearing Sindh Police registration and sped away.

Famed qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead earlier this month in a targeted attack on his car by armed motorcyclists in Liaquatabad.

The 40-year-old Sabri, son of qawwali maestro Ghulam Farid Sabri, was heading to a private TV channel to perform in a Ramazan transmission when he was attacked, police said.