Police arrested on Saturday a suspect involved in kidnapping a minor girl in Orangi Town.
Eleven-year-old Tayyaba had gone missing after she left her house to buy something from a shop on September 20.
Police took Fayyaz into custody on the suspicion of his involvement in the kidnapping. During interrogation, he revealed that his wife, Rubina, had taken the girl to Multan.
An officer said that the Karachi police had sought assistance from the Multan police in locating the girl and apprehending her alleged kidnapper. However, there were no leads. He apprehended that the girl may have been sold in Punjab.
The arrested suspect works as a fruit vendor while his wife is a housemaid. An FIR has been registered against them at the Orangi Town police station. In the past eight months, 1,599 children have gone missing from the city. Out of the 518 cases of alleged kidnappings and missing children, none have been located so far.
Source: The News