KARACHI: According to reports, another case of sexual assault of a minor was reported in Karachi on Saturday.
The suspect, a man named Tanveer, is accused of assaulting a six-year-old boy in a bakery on January 8.
The police informed that they arrested the accused from the jurisdiction of the Napier Police Station.
The minor’s mother, who is blind, registered a case with the police regarding the incident.
The police produced the accused before the Judicial Magistrates (South) today, where he was remanded into police custody for two days.
The child’s uncle informed that, on Friday, the 10-year-old boy went missing but was returned home by his alleged kidnapper on Saturday morning, and added that the kidnapped lured the boy into going with him by offering him candy.
The man dropped off the child in the morning near his house, the uncle said. The boy reportedly has no signs of torture on his body.
Earlier this month a seven-year-old girl, Zainab, was brutally raped and murdered, in Kasur, stirring a huge nationwide uproar against incidents of child abuse.