Newborn found dumped on rooftop – 02 Dec 2022

LAHORE: A couple was arrested over dumping a newborn infant on a rooftop in Shalimar. The baby was found and shifted to a nearby hospital by the owner of the house, Waqas, after spotting the victim on the rooftop. However, the child died due to the injuries sustained after being thrown. Waqas filed a complaint before police that unidentified suspects dumped the victim after birth on his rooftop. After registering a case, police launched an investigation and arrested the suspects. It came forth during investigation that the suspects had a sexual relationship out of wedlock and had disposed of the child to hide their act. Meanwhile, valuables were gutted a shop fire in Shahdara and a house fire near Ichra Thana on Thursday. Reportedly, the fire broke out due to a short circuit in the bike shop situated near Lajput Road. Passersby tried to control the fire and upon failure, they called rescue teams. Firefighters reached the spot upon information and extinguished the blaze. Meanwhile, another fire was reported in a house behind Ichra Thana. No casualties were reported in either incident. our correspondent

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