OMG: Ali Zafar & His Wife PICTURES – Were KIDNAPPED & Held (family, wedding)
In 2008 – Ali Zafar and his wife were kidnapped and held at gunpoint outside a music shop in Lahore. Ali was forced to drive for 3 hours until his family paid Rs 2.5 million for their release.
Pakistani pop singer Ali Zafar and his fiance were kidnapped from outside a shop here and then released after their families paid a huge ransom.
Zafar, a model, actor and painter, is often referred to as “Prince of Pop”. Over the years he has belted out several hits like Channo, Rangeen, Chal Dil Merey and Dekha and more recently Masty and Sajania.
An unidentified man abducted Zafar and his fiance Aisha from outside a CD shop on Saturday. Soon after, a call for ransom was made to Zafar’s family, who paid up Rs 2.5 million to free the couple, reports in the local media said.
The kidnapper forced them at gunpoint into the singer’s car and made him drive for three on various roads. After getting the ransom money the kidnapper left the couple near Chauburgi and disappeared with their mobile phones and Zafar’s car.
A case was lodged with police, who have since found Zafar’s car.
Pakistani pop star Ali Zafar and his fiancee were abducted and then released in Lahore yesterday, when they paid 2.5 million rupees to an armed young man, who remained un-identified.
According to reports, Ali Zafar and his fiancee were just taking a liesurly drive after a lavish meal in a posh resturant, and along the way Ali Zafar and Ayesha, his lovely fiancee were taken hostage by young armed man, who quietly hold them for a day, demanded and recieved the ransom, released the couple and vanished.
According to daily times reports the details are as follows of the incident:
An unidentified man on Saturday kidnapped renowned pop singer Ali Zafar and his fiancée.
Ali Zafar and his fiancée, Aisha, were released by the kidnapper for Rs 2.5 million as ransom late at night. Zafar, a resident of U-Block, Defence Housing Authority (DHA), and Aisha left for dinner at a hotel in the evening. The two then went to a market in H-Block, DHA to buy CDs, where an unidentified kidnapper held them at gunpoint and forced Zafar to drive for three hours on various roads. Zafar contacted his relatives to arrange for the ransom. The man received the money and dropped the couple near Chauburgi. Then he fled with their mobile phones and the car. Zafar contacted the police, who recovered his car, parked near Data Darbar. Defence (B) police station registered a case against the unidentified kidnapper on Zafar’s complaint.
Ali Zafar is refusing to talk to the media. Some media pundits are as usual predicting that perhaps there is more to the story, and the kidnap story is perhaps a fake. Who knows? because Chunno ki ankh mien ik nasha hai.