Whereabouts of Iranian diplomat Mahmood Zohrabi who had disappeared on Monday, May 7, 2018, in Lahore has not been ascertained till the filing of this report on Wednesday May 2, 2018.
Zohrabi had arrived in Lahore along with his ‘friends’ including Ali Raza Taqvai and stayed at Pak Land hotel in Gulberg, Lahore.
Sources in police said on Zohrabi had a dinner at a local restaurant and then went for shopping in Liberty Market on May 6 along with Lahore-based officials of Iranian Consulate before his disappearance.
Police have engaged the Safe Cities Authority to trace his mobility through CCTV cameras.
Sources said the local police were unaware of his arrival and stay in the provincial capital which was against standard operating procedure. They said the police were trying to trace his friend who had left for Islamabad.
Zohrabi had come to Pakistan second time within eight months. Iranian diplomatic mission has informed Pakistan’s ministry of foreign affairs about his disappearance.