Quack arrested for ‘killing’ minor

Aug 27, 2018

SAHIWAL: Chak Badiayain police claimed to have arrested on Sunday the quack who transfused the wrong blood type into a minor girl causing her death.

Eight-year-old Arzoo had died at Pakpattan DHQ hospital three hours after the blood transfusion at quack Imran’s clinic. Imran had fled from the scene right after.

A case was registered against Imran on the compliant of the Chak Badiayain station house officer instead of the girl’s parents, who said they were poor and did not want to get into litigation.

VERIFICATION: The district police along with other law enforcement agencies conducted a search operation late on Saturday, and carried out biometric verification of 47 people staying at hotels, rest houses and other public places.

Police arrested one person who could not be verified. Civil Lines Station House Officer Khalid Bashir, Counter-Terrorism Department and Elite Force personnel were involved in the search operation. The areas checked included Hussain Colony, various hotels and guest houses.

(Daily Dawn)