Lahore: 16-day-old baby dies after quack’s injection
LAHORE: A 16–day–old baby boy was killed after a quack gave him an injection to circumcise him in Charrar village of Defence Housing Authority on Monday. The family later ransacked the ‘clinic’ of Javed Ali, who fled. Defence–A SHO Hamid Akhtar, said Ali administered an injection to baby Muhammad Umer, son of Baber Ali, of Qainchi Amar Sidhu, to circumcise him on Sunday night into Monday.
He said the infant’s condition deteriorated and he was referred to the Children’s Hospital where he was received dead. The SHO said the family gathered outside the ‘clinic’ and damaged property in protest. He said the police had registered a case against Javed.