Nephew turns out to be killer of missing man.

GUJRAT -- A man turned out to be the killer of his uncle, a retired serviceman, who was kidnapped for ransom around 10 days ago from the Pahrianwali area of Mandi Bahauddin.

The search for the slain man's body is still going on around the Mano Chak Canal.

Aslam Gondal, a retired official of the Pakistan Navy, a resident of Ranseeke village, had gone missing on Oct 26 after a visit to the shop of his nephew, Umair Arshad Gondal. Police had registered a kidnap case against unidentified suspects on the report of Umair.

Aslam's family received telephone calls from unidentified men demanding Rs5m ransom for his release. The family members staged a protest by blocking Gujrat-Sargodha road near Pahrianwali Adda on Oct 27.

Pahrianwali Station House Officer Abdul Rehman Gujjar told Dawn by phone that Aslam had to bring some money to his wife and children living in Faisalabad. His nephew, Umair, also told police that he had paid Rs2.5m to his uncle and...

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