Brothers wanted by police after kidnapping a man in St Albans

Amer and Atif Iqbal.

Amer and Atif Iqbal. - Credit: Archant

Twin brothers took a man into a vehicle against his will in St Albans.

Amer Iqbal.

Amer Iqbal. - Credit: Archant

Atif and Amer Iqbal, both 23, are wanted by police in connection with kidnapping after they took a man into a vehicle in Sparrowswick Rise just after midday on Tuesday, February 21.

The victim was later found by police and was suffering from minor injuries. The kidnappers and victim are believed to be known to each other.

The brothers, of Weatherby Road, Luton, have links with the St Albans, Harpenden and Luton areas.

Five people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and have been bailed by police, and another who was arrested has been release with no further action taken.

Atif Iqbal.

Atif Iqbal. - Credit: Archant


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Waqaas Hussain, 20, of Weatherby Road, Luton, has been charged with kidnap and affray. He is due to appear at St Albans Crown Court on March 24.

Anyone who sees Atif and Amer or knows of their whereabouts is asked to contact Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101.

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