KARACHI - Rangers claimed to have foiled a kidnapping bid and arrested six abductors on Tuesday.

Rangers recovered a hijacked bus along with two hostages near Nipa Chowrangi.

Six armed culprits hijacked a Mazda bus and took driver Aslam and conductor Nazir Ahmed hostages from Nipa Chowrangi area. He said the rangers men chased and arrested the culprits and recovered the hijacked bus and hostages.

The arrested kidnappers were later identified as Malik Arif, Muhammad Sikander, Iqbal, Muhammad Suleman, Muhammad Nasir and Muhammad Jamil. They were arrested along with the weapons but were not handed over to the police till the filing of this report.

He further said the arrested persons were running their individual gang and were involved in short-term kidnapping cases. Further investigation was underway.