LAHORE: Police claimed to have arrested former MNA Liaquat Abbas Bhatti on charges of torturing and imprisoning his housemaid, from Johar Town here on Friday.
Police said the action was taken on a complaint filed by relatives of 14-year-old Shahida. Police raided at former MNA Liaquat Abbas Bhatti’s house and recovered Shahida.Later, brother of the girl, nine-year-old Irfan, was also recovered from another room.
Shahida of village Bhallay near Ferozpur Inter Change Sheikhupura was a housemaid in the house. She alleged that her father had taken Rs 400,000 as loan from the former MNA which he could not return. To which, the family of Liaquat Abbas was torturing and tied her hands and feet with chain. Police have registered a case and started investigation.