No, this isn’t from The Onion: 9-month-old baby charged with attempted murder

From Reuters: 

Relatives of a nine-month-old baby charged with attempted murder in Pakistan have taken him into hiding, a relative said on Tuesday, in a case that has thrown a spotlight on Pakistan’s dysfunctional criminal justice system.

Mohammad Musa Khan appeared in court in the city of Lahore last week, charged with attempted murder along with his father and grandfather after a mob protesting against gas cuts and price increases stoned police and gas company workers trying to collect overdue bills.

The baby is on bail and due to appear at the next hearing on April 12.

Read the whole thing.  And there are additional details here. Incredible.


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