Islamabad police book 3-year-old in land-grabbing case



Police in Islamabad on Saturday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a three-year-old kid in the land-grabbing and theft case.

As per details, three-year-old Muhammad Usman was charged with land-grabbing and theft. An FIR was registered against him and his uncle by Inspector Michael Gul at Shalimar Police Station.

Afterwards, the minor’s family members reached the district court in F-8 sector to seek his bail before arrest.

Talking to media outside the court, Usman’s uncle said that he opened a restaurant in F-10 in Usman’s name. He said the complaint of alleged land grabbing and theft was filed by Jamaat-e-Islami worker Khalid Mirza.

The case highlighted how Pakistan’s police force often trump up false charges either to extract bribes or because they have been paid off.