Unidentified men hold Advocate Akram Sheikh, family hostage in Islamabad: police.


ISLAMABAD -- Unidentified men on Friday night barged into the home of Advocate Muhammad Akram Sheikh and held him and his family hostage at gun point for at least two hours before fleeing with money and valuables, according to a spokesperson of the Islamabad Police.

The incident, as per the spokesperson, took place in the Shehzad Town area of the capital. The robbers escaped with Rs 0.5-0.6 million in cash, mobile phones, and other valuables.

The spokesperson of the capital police said that an investigation had been launched and efforts were...

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