Three held for stealing infant’s body from grave

Our Correspondent
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024

LAHORE: The police detained three people, including a security guard, in connection with the disappearance of an infant's body from the Miani Sahib graveyard the day after the burial.

The incident took place on April 23, after which the police registered a case against unknown persons. Five individuals were nominated by the complainant on suspicion of stealing the child's body. Police said that the body of the three-month-old baby was removed from the grave by unknown persons a few hours after the burial. The child's father, Abdul Rahman, saw the shroud emerging from the grave the next day and informed the police.

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