9-Month-Old Boy Arrested in Alleged Assassination Plot in Pakistan

A 9-month-old boy was released on bail Thursday after being arrested for his “involvement” in an alleged assassination attempt on police in Pakistan, authorities said.


Moosa Khan was arrested in alleged assassination attempt on police officers. (Credit: CNN)

Nine-month-old Moosa Khan was accused of stoning police officers in the city of Lahore, according to a report from CNN.

Video from GEO-TV that aired on the network showed the boy being fingerprinted at the police station in Lahore.

A judge later released the boy into the custody of his grandfather, CNN reported.


Video showed the 9-month-old boy being fingerprinted by police. (Credit: CNN)

After video of boy’s plight went viral, officials reportedly suspended the officer who filed the initial case.

CNN contributed to this story.