Protests erupt as two teenage girls abducted in Multan

Residents say the girls were kidnapped en route to a family relative's house


News Desk February 10, 2018
Residents say the girls were kidnapped en route to a family relative's house. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Protests were reported in the Shujabad area of Multan after two teenage girls were abducted in broad daylight.

The residents took to the streets and raised slogans to protest police inefficiency in recovering Shumaila*, 13, and Alia*, 12 from the kidnappers' custody, Express News reported.

The two girls were abducted from Old Shujaabad road as they were en route to the house of the family's relative.

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The affected family has reported the incident with the police have not began investigating the case, nor assisting the former.

Shumaila's parents have said that she is a student of ninth grade. The incident has affected them severely, especially the mother of the girls.

An incident of abduction and rape of Zainab in Kasur shook Pakistan, with calls to nab the culprits of child molestation and bring such incidents to a halt.

Names withheld to protect identities

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