KARACHI/Islamabad - A two-year-old baby girl was kidnapped from Karachi Civil Hospital on Friday.
Police said mother of the baby told hospital staff and the police that an unknown woman entered the ward in the morning and took away her child on the pretext of administering an injection, but she never came back.
The infant was admitted to Karachi civil hospital’s children ward, medics said, and confirmed that the baby is missing. The staff claimed that hospital administration was investigating the alleged kidnapping.
Pims kid’s kidnapping
It was parents' negligence that provided the accused to get hold of their baby boy and fled away from the Mother & Child Health Care Centre of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) Thursday last, preliminary investigations into the incident revealed on Friday.
According to CCTV footage obtained and watched by the investigators, an unknown woman kept sitting with baby's mother for hours until she kidnapped the little soul.
When contacted, Khalid Awan, SHO Margalla Police, said that the police have got valuable information from the CCTV footage of PIMS and that an investigating team of ICT police has taken up the case.
"We have spotted a lady kidnapper in the CCTV footage. We will be able to get hold of the baby boy and the kidnapper soon," said the police cop while talking to The Nation.
The unknown impersonating as a relative of the infant's parents carried him out of the hospital wearing burqa early morning on Thursday. The family did not know the suspect before and they just met her at the hospital.
According to hospital officials, a woman, Saira, gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday night and the suspected woman was spotted taking care of the child like other attendants of Saira impersonating as her relative.
Witnesses told the police, the woman took the baby away around 6:30am and never came back.
On Thursday, the hospital administration constituted a five-member inquiry committee headed by Dr Iqbal Raza, Director Children Hospital, while the police have also been investigation the matter, said Dr Essaani. However, it was yet to conclude its findings.