Karachi: 5 child-lifters in police custody
KARACHI: A child-lifter was put in physical police custody till June 2, while four co-accused women were placed judicial custody till June 13. The child-lifters, Khadim Hussain, Shamim, Babli, Bashira Bibi and Khan Bibi were arrested by Model Colony police in a raid on Friday at a beggars’ hide out in Model Colony. Three microcephalic children Mani, Akram and Afzal were recovered from their possession. According to the police, the accused are members of a child-lifting gang, who kidnap handicapped children and supply them to gangs who force them to beg in Karachi.