Afghan boy found in traveller’s suitcase
TO Venice, where police have found a five-year-old boy secreted in a suitcase.
Ali Shaker, 35, of Afghanistan, had arrived in Italy from Greece. He says he was on his way to see the boy’s family in Germany. Antonio De Franchis founds the child called Assim. He says Shaker “carefully put the suitcase on the table … looked at the sky and opened the suitcase… The boy obviously seemed scared and exhausted. We don’t know how many hours he spent inside the suitcase .”
Shaker, who did not declare “Shazam!” as the case was opened has been arrested. Assim is with the authorities.