Another big scandal of child prostitution racket surfaces in Punjab
LAHORE - Another scandal of trafficking of minor girls for prostitution has emerged in Qasur.
A team of the Child Welfare Protection bureau received information about ‘sale’ of two minor girls in Shareef Pura Mohalla for prostitution. The site is just two kilometres away from City Pattoki Police Station.
The team along with police secured a search warrant of three victims and conducted a raid.
“We have recovered two girls, one is aged 12 and the other is three and a half years old,” he added. However, one of the suspects managed to flee from the scene with the third victim.
The initial investigations revealed that the victims had been bought for the purpose of prostitution, he added. The CPWB registered an FIR of the incident under 371 (prostitution) and other sections of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).