Something similar happened to one of my relatives.
My uncle is a landlord and lives in the village, he has a Toyota Corolla 2006, once he came to Lahore and the car got stolen
we did not bother file a police report as the thieves soon contacted my uncle and asked for Rs. 200,000 in exchange for the car, but the problem was that they said that the car was in Peshawar.
The next day 3 cars full of people from the village and a number of guns set off for Peshawar.
They contacted the thieves once there, the thieves asked them to go to a certain location with the money, but no more than two people should come.
After calling them at a number of places, finally they met and the exchange took place.
The funny thing is that the thieves had found the phone numbers on a wedding invitation and called a person whose number was in the RSVP list, similar to what happened with Vijah102.