The Inspector General of the Sindh Police Mushtaq Ahmad Mahar was kidnapped early Tuesday morning by the authorities in a decisive and swift response to the violent protests by the activists of the Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistan.
“Yes, we have apprehended him from his home, as he was about to leave for his place of employment,” said Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, reading from a page. “This goes to show that the state can also hit back and hit back with determination and resolve.”
“Let this show that no one can be allowed to take the law into their own hands. Turn page,” he said, turning page, as instructed. “Since we have responded with force, we hope that all the concerned parties will start behaving reasonably till at least some time.”
“MES Print Press, Service Corps,” he concluded, reading off the paper.