KARACHI: Geo News producer Zubair Anjum was picked up from his residence in Karachi last night.
According to the details, the case of Journalist Zubair Anjum’s disappearance has been registered at the Model Colony Police Station.
As reported, two police vans and double-cabin vehicles arrived at his house near the Model Colony intersection and took him away.
On the other hand, the Korangi senior superintendent of police said his force had no information about Zubair Anjum’s arrest.
He added that no police station or unit has reported taking the media person into custody.
“Police from stations in the Korangi district have not arrested Anjum. We are investigating the incident,” he said, adding that details are being taken from Zubair Anjum’s brother.
His brother, Wajahat Anjum, in a statement that said policemen and personnel in plainclothes entered their home wielding guns, while family members were also manhandled during the episode.
“They asked for Zubair bhai and took him away at gunpoint. They also took along his mobile phone,” he said.
Explaining the incident, he also mentioned that the personnel also took away the digital video recorder (DVR) of the CCTV installed in Zubair Anjum’s neighborhood.
The motive behind the arrest, however, remains unknown.
“The police did not give any reason for the arrest. They did not even let him wear his slippers. We repeatedly kept asking what the matter was,” Anjum’s brother said.
He added that some personnel were in uniform and others were masked, except for one.
“They all had TT pistols in their hands,” Wajahat Anjum said.