RAWALPINDI: As many as 40 children, who were separated from their parents at Ayub National Park, due to it being overcrowded were reunited with them thanks to police and security personnel. However, investigation is underway to locate a two-year-old baby.
According to police, the number of people who visited Ayub National Park during Eidul Fitr holidays was over 100,000 and security arrangements had been made beforehand.
Mohammad Adeel, station house officer (SHO) Morgah, told Dawn that 40 cases of missing children had come to light and all of them were reunited with their parents by police.
The baby identified as Eman Fatima, resident of Dhoke Mughalan Tarnol went missing when her and her family were in front of the front gate.
The missing girl’s mother lodged a first information report (FIR) with Morgah police saying that she along with her family members came to the park, adding they were standing in front of the city walk gate when her daughter Fatima went missing.
He said the police believe that the girl had not been abducted but had wandered off and would soon be found. “She must definitely be in safe hands,” he said.
Published in Dawn, May 7th, 2022