Newborn remains recovered from garbage dump in Kasur

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

21st Jan, 2020. 11:00 am

The remains of a newborn “8-10 hours ago” were recovered from a garbage dump in Wan Khara, an area on the outskirts of the city, police said on Monday,.

According to police, the remains of a newborn have been taken into custody.

According to the authorities, the remains were found in the Changa Manga police station’s jurisdiction.

Parts of the baby’s body had been thrown in the garbage dump, they said.

Police said they suspected that whoever dumped the remains had tried to get rid of the newborn.

A police spokesperson said an investigative team has been set up on the orders of the district police officer (DPO) for Kasur, Zahid Nawaz Marwat.

Facts would be ascertained soon, the spokesperson added.

Earlier this month, the bodies of three newborn babies were found in different parts of the metropolis.

The bodies of the baby boys were found in a garbage pile in Lyari’s Kalri area, while the baby girl’s body was found in a plot in DHA.

The bodies were taken to the Civil Hospital Karachi and later moved to a morgue in Saddar.

According to Kalri SHO Sajjad Haider, police tried to find their parents and an investigation is under way.

Similarly, the baby girl’s body was found in a plot in Khayaban-e-Rahat Commercial Area, Phase VI.

The body was taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre.

Moreover, a woman was found murdered in bushes near a railway crossing in the Sharifabad area.

Azizabad police moved the victim to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors confirmed several marks of torture on the body.

The police said the woman was yet to be identified while a medical report confirmed that she was tortured to death.

The body was later moved to the Edhi morgue in Sohrab Goth for identification.

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