Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur police, backed by the Special Operation Unit, recovered 12 labourers who were kidnapped by robbers in Dangra village of Sadiqabad. According to a handout issued here, criminals armed with modern weapons entered Dangra village in Mauza Nazar Muhammad Jhallan by boats and kidnapped 10 people: Ghulam Fareed, Nazeer Ahamd, Nasir, Munawar, Shahid, Ameen, Ameer Bukhsh, Muhammad Nawaz, Qaisar and Yousaf and took them to Island known as Katchi Lund. They had also kidnapped Abdul Hakeem and his father Jan Muhammad Bugti two days ago. Punjab Police Inspector General Dr Syed Kaleem Imam took notice of the incident and ordered arrest of the kidnappers. Teams of Raheem Yar Khan and Rajanpur police along with the Special Operation Unit besieged Katchi Lund for three days. The two sides exchanged firing for three days and the police ultimately recovered those kidnapped. The IG praised the police of both districts, team of Special Operation Unit and DPOs for bravery and dutifulness. The IG said that police teams should remain on high alert in Katcha area and intelligence based operations should be boosted up to eliminate criminals and anti-social elements from the society. He said that protection of citizens is duty of the police and this can never be compromised.