Wed. Jul 28th, 2021

Skardu: Police recover abducted infant from a house in District Ghanche, couple arrested

Skardu: Police has raided a house in Partuk Village of District Ghanche and recovered a 2-month old child, who had been abducted last week form the Skardu DHQ Hospital.

Sharing details, SSP Skardu, Raja Mirza Hussain, told the media that the infant, Mohsin Raza, was recovered from the house of a man named Shehzad, who is reportedly a resident of Chilas, running a hotel in Ghanche.

Initial details obtained by the police reveal that Shehzad’s wife, Rozina, abducted the infant from the hospital, and shifted him to Ghanche.

The alleged abductors have two, 7 and 5 years old, daughters.

Police raided the house of Shehzad after a tip-off was received. Parents of Mohsin Raza recognized their child.

Shehzad and his wife, Rozina, have been arrested by the police, on charges of abducting the infant boy. This was the first reported case of child-abduction in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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