Minor maid tortured in Lahore
LAHORE: A 12-year-old housemaid was allegedly tortured on theft charges here in Islampura area, police sources said on Tuesday.
Police sources said that the house owner along with his other family members also beaten up her father as he tried to intervene into the situation.
According to the police, the victim identified as Shagufta Bibi, a resident of Bund Road, was working as housemaid at the residence of one Malik Raheel in Hakeema Wala Bazaar.
Father of the girl told the police that his daughter had never stolen anything from the house of Malik Raheel where she was working as housemaid.
The girl insisted that she asked for holiday on Eid but they accused her of stealing jewellery and brutally tortured her and therefore she ran away and reached home.