Quetta (Staff Report): A senior neurosurgeon of Civil Hospital Quetta was allegedly kidnapped on Thursday night.
According to police, Dr Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil was allegedly kidnapped while on his way home from work at a private hospital. "His car, with broken windows, was recovered near his residence in Shahbaz Town", police officials said.
Balochistan’s Home Minister Mir Saleem Ahmed Khoso, said police and Levies officers are on high alert to safely recover the kidnapped neurosurgeon.
Condemning the kidnapping of the top surgeon, the minister said that police and other law enforcers have launched the search operation for the recovery of the doctor and the culprits will be brought to justice.
Meanwhile, the deputy inspector-general (DIG) Quetta stated that while it was quite likely that Dr Khalil was kidnapped, he could not make a definitive comment.
Missing doctor’s assistant at the private hospital Ghulam Hussain, submitted a request to Bijli Road police station for registration of a first information report (FIR) of Dr Khalil's kidnapping.
Moreover, Bolan Medical Teachers Association (BMTA), Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and Young Doctors Association (YDA), have also condemned the alleged abduction.
The PMA has called an emergency meeting at the Civil Hospital later today, whereas the BMTA has issued a call for a province-wide boycott of the Outpatient Departments (OPDs) of all government hospitals.