Dua Mangi, 20-year old, is a law student at University of London. She is also a member of an international women rights’ organization.
Dua Mangi was kidnapped in the Defence area of Karachi’s District South by alleged armed kidnappers in a car, who also shot and critically injured her male friend.
Dua Mangi who studied at Aisha Bawani Academy was associated with international women rights’ organization.
Kidnapping incident on Khayaban e bukhari near tea headquarters & chai master. 4 men kidnapped this girl Dua Nisar Mangi & shot her male friend Haris Fatah in the neck. Injured shifted to hospital in critical condition & girl is now missing. pic.twitter.com/JDTGyv09sI
— Aswad Shiraz (@aswadshiraz) November 30, 2019
Soon after the kidnapping incident, various people posted on social media, informing the public and the concerned authorities of the incident. An FIR has already been registered at Clifton’s Darakshan Police Station against unidentified men on behalf of the injured man’s father, Abdul Fatah.
A girl #DuaMangi has been abducted from near Chai Master Khayabane Bukhari DHA Karachi by four men who shot her friend #HarisFatah who is in critical condition. Her family has made an appeal for helphttps://t.co/EfyzDYm1OH
— M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) December 1, 2019
Her friend Haris got shot trying to protect his friend Dua from getting abducted. Please pray for him. Happened in the vicinity of THQ, Bara Bukhari, Defence, Karachi today around 9pm.
Any leads or information, please direct to Laila Mangi on fb or @HasnainRahul
— LUMSFeeHike (@VtiredandVangry) November 30, 2019
A Girl Dua Nisar Mangi has been kidnapped on gun point from an open air restaurant of Karachi last night , 4 armed men shot a boy Haris Fatah who is now critically injured and kidnapped the girl " Dua " and she is now missing, her family is pic.twitter.com/NR3YvcjgIT
— قائد کا سپاہی ❤️💚⚪️ (@sheikhwaleed15) December 1, 2019
Senior police officials, including district south operations and investigations SSPs, also reached the crime scene and have launched an investigation into the incident.
District South police chief SSP Sheraz Nazeer told The News that the police have only one witness in this case, and they are also trying to obtain the CCTV footage of the crime scene to trace and arrest the suspected kidnappers.
Police have decided to broaden the scope of investigation, officials will also interrogate Dua’s friends, her family members and ex-fiancé namely Mazhar.
A similar incident took place in the DHA where a girl was abducted in same manner and later released after her family paid a handsome ransom to the kidnappers
The injured person in his initial statement told the police that they were on their way to Bara Bukhari when four men in a car abducted his friend and fled after shooting him. SSP Nazeer said the boy was shot in the neck which penetrated into his chest.
The doctors were trying to save his life while the parents of both the youngsters have been informed about the incident.
The police were also looking to record the statements of the families and friends for any possible clues about the abductors.