Two medical professors kidnapped by Armed Men

Pakistan Medical AssociationJACCOBABAD: Armed men kidnapped two professors of medical colleges at gunpoint on Monday.

According to Jaccobabad SSP Zafarullah Dharejo, unidentified miscreants kidnapped Professor Imtiaz Vigan of Dow Medical University and Prof Ghulam Muhammad Mehr of Mehr Medical College (MMC) Sukkur while they were returning after attending a dinner gathering of coleagues.No group has as yet claimed responsibility for the kidnapping, neither have their families have been contacted for ransom.

Meanwhile, a police team headed by DSP Saddar, Khuda Buksh Panhour has been constituted for recovering the kidnapped professors.On the call of the Jaccobabad Pakistan Medical Association, professors and lecturers of government and private medical colleges across the province observed a token hunger strike in protest of the kidnapping of their colleagues.They demanded law enforcement authorities and the provincial government to recover the kidnapped professors within 24 hours, otherwise the protests would be widened and the hunger strike transformed into violent protest demonstrations. – Dailytimes