Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar told reporters that 27-year-old suspect, Sohail Shahzad, has been identified through scientific investigation into the case using polygraphic and DNA tests.
The application “Mera Bacha Alert” would be connected with Pakistan Citizen Portal so that the progress on any case, including the recovery of the child, could be monitored, a press release issued by the PM Office Media Wing said.
The resolution was presented in the parliament by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan and passed by all lawmakers, apart from those of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
An interim report by the Royal Commission of Inquiry found children, some from as young as nine months old, suffered years of abuse, which included rape and electric shock treatment, by staff at psychiatric and state care facilities, clergy and foster guardians.
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Around 30 hours ago, not so many knew about Adel Mohammed Al Jasmi, 30, an Emirati member of the Hazza Fazza Adventures, who was described by the UAE social media users as a ‘hero’ after rescuing early on Saturday a missing child in the Yanas Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah following 12 hours of a long search.
Details date back to the time when a person saw a barefoot crying child wandering around alone, and handed him over to the police station.
"They are suffering from malnutrition and severe dehydration, but they are gaining weight, with no risk to their lives," Januario Carneiro da Cunha Neto, an indigenous health official in the northern city of Manaus, told AFP.
Lt Colonel Shehab warned the members of the society not to spread baseless rumours and urged them to get information only from official sources.