Tuesday Aug 07, 2018
KARACHI: Police have arrested 23 suspects for allegedly torturing three minors who went missing for nearly an hour on Monday from Quaidabad locality, Geo News reported.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Munir Sheikh, the suspects were arrested after raids were conducted in Quaidabad and Sherpao colony in Landhi.
On Monday, three children disappeared for nearly an hour and returned later, bearing marks of torture on their bodies.
The SSP said that all 23 suspects have been taken to the police station for questioning.
The parents of said children have expressed suspicion over seven-eight Afghan families living in the nearby neighborhood, adding that their children were dropped home by the abductor after a brief time.
SSP Malir Munir Shiekh said that the children bore torture marks and the eyewitnesses have found that they have found a girl at the site of the incident.
The police official said that they have taken into custody a family from the Afghan neighborhoods.
Earlier in the day, the parents of the minors registered a case against unidentified men while demanding the suspects be arrested immediately.
Inspector General Sindh Amjad Javed Saleemi has also ordered report on the incident.