LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif on Monday presided over a high-level meeting in Lahore in order to discuss the child kidnapping issue and the overall situation of law and order,Utv Pakistan Report.
The performance of the Child Protection Bureau was also reviewed during the meeting. Punjab CM directedthe formation of a task force in order to tackle the child kidnappings and also ordered that extra contingents be deployed at bus and railway stations, parks and other crowded areas.
The report presented to the CM about the child kidnappings stated that out of the 767 children kidnapped last year, 721 returned to their homes.
Shehbaz Sharif directed that immediate action be taken against individuals operating a private torture cell in Rahim Yar Khan whereas he also suspended Rahim Yar Khan Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) and police station B-division Station House Officer (SHO).