A man and woman were thrashed by the public on Wednesday for allegedly trying to abduct a child.
According to police, citizens assaulted the two suspected abductors in Billi Wala area of Multan. The people stated that both the man and the woman wanted to kidnap a child but were caught before they could do so.
Enraged citizens pelted the police’s mobile vehicle with stones when it arrived on the scene. However, police were able to take the alleged kidnappers into their custody and shifted them to a local police station.
Investigation regarding the matter is in progress to determine whether or not the couple is guilty of the crime or not.
Kidnappings in Punjab have been on the rise during the past few weeks. Chief Justice of Pakistan also took a suo moto action against the increase in kidnappings of children in Punjab.