Sialkot: Minor housemaid tortured; accused held
SIALKOT: The Rangpura Police have registered a case against one Liaqat alias Liaqu for torturing a minor housemaid 12-year-old Mubeena as punishment for allegedly stealing some money from the house located in congested Ghazipur locality here the other day. The police registered FIR (No 123/ 2013) on the report of a Muslim Town–Zafarwal based widow Nasreen Bibi, the mother of the victim, under sections 337 A-2, 337 F-1, 337 L-2, 354 and 506 PPC against the accused.
The widow Nasreen Bibi told the newsmen here on Tuesday that her minor daughter Mubeena had been working as housemaid at the house of a local trader Muhammad Rizwan for the last two years. On Monday, the trader’s driver Liaqat severely tortured the girl on the order of his master for allegedly stealing some money from the house.
The victim was admitted to hospital where her condition is stated to be critical. Meanwhile, DPO Humayun Bashir Tarar told the newsmen that the police had arrested Liaqat and sent him behind the bars. He said that the justice would be done to the victim.