9-month old accused of planning murder in Pakistan
Tribune Online Report

The child was charged along with other members of his family following a raid by police

A nine-month-old boy has appeared in court accused of planning a murder, threatening police and interfering in state affairs in Pakistan.

The child Muhammad Mosa Khan has also been charged with threatening police and interfering in state affairs.

He is facing charges along with other family members following a raid by police to catch suspected gas thieves in Lahore. He was granted bail and the case has been adjourned until April 12.

The report lodged a complaint against Muhammad Yassen's whole family, which included his nine-month-old grandson, The Express Tribune reported.

A police report alleged the suspects tried to murder officers by throwing stones at them during a raid.

Sub-Inspector Kashif Ahmed has now reportedly been suspended for registering the case against the child.

Mosa’s father said locals had been protesting against a shortage of electricity in their area.

The child was charged along with other members of his family following a raid by police to catch suspected gas thieves in Lahore.

However, Mosa’s father said locals had been protesting against a shortage of electricity in their area.

The judge was unable to dismiss the case against the child because it was outside of his jurisdiction.

Punjab's Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif meanwhile has now intervened and ordered a report from the police's Inspector General.

The Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Khalil Tahir Sindhu is also said to have taken notice of the case.

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