Child Protection and Welfare Bureau has rescued nine street children from different parts of the city this week, a press statement issued on Friday said. The CPWB spokesman identified these children as Shahid, Zafar Iaqbal, Umsan, Khalil, Sultan, Shan, Rizwan, Shafaqat and Shaukat Ali. He said they were rescued from Railway Station, Lorry Adda, Kohistan Adda, Jaranwala Road and Jhang Road. He said these children would be accommodated at a shelter home where 68 children rescued by the Bureau from the city are already living. He said the bureau had made arrangements for housing of these children. He added that the children would stay there until their families were located.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 4th, 2012.