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Pakistani judge throws out attempted murder charges against baby

Sitting on his grandfather's lap and drinking milk, Musa Khan appeared nonplussed when a Pakistani judge threw out the attempted murder charges against him on Saturday.

That's probably because Musa is nine months old.

(REUTERS/Mohsin Raza)

"Police told the court that the nomination of Musa in the case … was a human error," defense attorney Irfan Sadiq told Reuters.

Musa's grandfather and three other family members still face charges in the attempted murder of a policeman with whom the family clashed over bill collections last month.

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