LAHORE – An infant died during the process of circumcision allegedly because of the negligence of a quack in the Kot Lakhpat area.

The deceased’s father, Kamran, told police that his three-month-old baby boy, Daniyal, died at the hands of a quack doctor on Tuesday.

Police sources said that Kamran took his son to a clinic of the local quack doctor namely Nadeem for circumcision. The quack administered a wrong injection to the minor, which resulted in his instant death. The doctor managed to escape from the clinic before announcing the death of the child.

The family of Daniyal along with locals staged a protest demonstration against the fake doctor. The police have registered a case against quack Nadeem and are investigating.

Cop booked: The Lower Mall police on Tuesday registered a case against a Constable for supplying narcotics to the prisoners in the lock-ups at the District Courts. The policeman has also been arrested.

Police sources said that Constable, Din Mohammad, was presently deployed on duty at the district courts.

Wounded: A traffic warden sustained injuries when a truck ran over him near Thokar Niaz Baig Interchange on Tuesday. he traffic warden, identified as Waseem Ahmad, had signaled the driver to stop the truck but the driver, said to be under the influence of liquor, accelerated the vehicle and tried to flee. As a result, Waseem sustained multiple injuries and was admitted to a local hospital in serious condition.

Some passersby managed to capture the truck driver, later identified as Jumma Khan, and handed him over to the police for interrogation.