ABBOTABAD: An unidentified couple has stolen a newborn child from the gynae ward of Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad on Monday. A case was registered but the police have yet to find any clue. Seebab Khan, a resident of Torghar, told the police that his wife Hamza Bibi gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday night. On Monday, the doctors shifted her to the ward where a woman was also admitted for unknown reasons. Khan stated that on Monday morning a woman pretending to be a nurse came with a man and took the newborn baby for vaccination. When the woman did not return with the baby, the panicked parents approached the hospital administration but they failed to recover the child. The Mirpur police station has registered a case against unknown accused for abduction of the child. The complainant said that after the incident the woman admitted on the next bed disappeared with her husband.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 6th, 2014.
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