DERA ISMAIL KHAN, 9 August: A local lawyer was kidnapped in Daraban area last night, local police said.

Station house officer (SHO) of Daraban police staition, Saleem Tariq, said that Abdus Salam, a leader of the Dera District Bar Association, was kidnapped from his house at 1:00 am last night. The district bar and civil society members urged the government to recover the kidnapped lawyer forthwith. Police registered a kidnapping case against unknown people and have started investigation into the case.