Newborn snatched from mother’s hand in city

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Unidentified men snatched a newborn girl from the hands of her mother in Karachi’s Baldia town. According to details, a woman who was coming back after a medical checkup of her newborn in a public transport bus faced a shocking situation when some unidentified men came and snatched the plastic cot wherein her child was resting.

The mother, while narrating her ordeal to the police, said that she kept the baby in plastic cot to save her from the cold breeze but feels that the abductors were some robbers who thought she was keeping money or valuables in the covered cot.

“My wife wrapped our daughter in the plastic cot to keep her warm, the accused snatched her in no time, and run away.” The husband stated in First Information Report.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Keamari Fida Hussain told the media that an investigation into the incident has been launched; they are receiving CCTV footage of the incident, which will help start the search for the suspects. At present, the whereabouts of the baby girl and her kidnappers are unknown.