JournalismPakistan.com July 25, 2015
KARACHI: Fahim Siddiqui, Geo Television's Karacchi Bureau Chief was kidnapped, tortured and later dumped in Manghopir area on Saturday, reports said.
He was abducted by four men in a vehicle in North Nazimabad after he left home in his car. Reports said three of the kidnappers wore police uniforms while the third was in a civilian dress. They snatched the journalist's mobile phone and a licensed pistol.
Police said he was slightly tortured before being dumped in Manghopir.
"They intercepted me and subjected me to torture after identification,” Dawn quoted Siddiqui as saying. "They took me in their car and left me near Hub Dam in Manghopir." He said the kidnappers used abusive language and shoved a piece of cloth in his mouth.
Police have started investigation and an FIR was being lodged, reports said.
Siddiqui hosts a program on crime named FIR on Geo Television.
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