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Tuesday Jun 23 2020
Web Desk

Nine-year-old Karachi boy pardoned by police after making off with stolen car

Web Desk

KARACHI: A minor boy who stole a car from the metropolis' Sea View area was on Monday let off by the police with a warning and allowed to go with his parents.

Earlier today, officers from the Darakhshan police station had taken action against the nine-year-old boy and taken him into custody.

Authorities said the child had stolen the car from Khayaban-e-Mujahid. Footage of the 'robbery' from a closed-circuit television (CCTV) had surfaced and shared publicly.

A resident of Machar Colony, the child likes driving and has in the past stolen motorcycles a few times, police said in this regard. The boy drives the vehicles until the fuel runs out whenceforth he then leaves them there, they added.

According to police, the little boy's father is a drug addict.

Police noted that they have warned the boy and let him go.