New born goes missing from Jinnah Hospital


A child was abducted on Friday in Jinnah Hospital as a woman left her newly born grandson for a couple of minutes.

Mushtaq, resident of Okara’s Basirpur had brought her wife to the hospital and his newly born child was kept in a ward. Grandmother of the child stated that she had gone to bring medication on doctor’s advice and came back to find that the baby was missing.

Mushtaq’s father has lodged a complaint seeking registration of a case in local police station while administration claimed that the culprit would be caught using CCTV footage.

This is the third case of missing new born at Jinnah Hospital reported this year. In January, a five-year-old child who was kidnapped from the hospital was reunited with his parents after a few hours.

Police had stated that the 5-year-old Fahad went to the hospital with his mother Zuneira Iqbal. CCTV footage showed a woman abducting the child from outside the labour room and rushing out of the hospital.