Newborn girl kidnapped from Faisalabad hospital rescued

FAISALABAD: The newborn girl, who was kidnapped from Allied Hospital in the city in January, has been rescued, while the person involved in the crime has also been arrested, the police said.
According to the police, the arrested woman kidnapped the newborn girl on January 27 from Allied Hospital. The accused was identified in a footage obtained from the closed-circuit camera television footage obtained from the medical facility showing her carrying the baby outside the hospital.
Police said the newborn girl was born to Hafeeza Bibi nearly a week before the incident took place. She was one of the twins her mother had given birth to.
Following the incident, the administration of Allied Hospital formed a three-member enquiry committee to investigate the matter.
On September 16, 2016, a newborn was kidnapped from the labour room of Karachi’s Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Noor Begum, the mother, said that an unidentified woman came to her bed and told the former that her sister-in-law was also admitted in the same ward. When the staff came to change her clothes the unidentified woman took her baby and rushed to the stairs, Noor Begum said.