Abandoned baby given away by Pakistan TV show

Jul 25, 2013, 01:48 PM

A baby who was abandoned on a pile of rubbish in Pakistan has been given away on a TV show.

The girl was presented to a childless couple in the studio audience by presenter Aamir Liaquat Hussain.

From Karachi, the writer and columnist Bina Shah told BBC World Service's Newshour that this wasn't the first time the broadcaster had generated controversy.