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10-year-old domestic worker rescued, alleged abusers arrested

A 10-year-old domestic worker named Gulnaz Fatima was subjected to violence In Johar Town area of Lahore, police confirmed on Wednesday.

Police Reports reveal that Gulnaz was allegedly tortured by her employers, Javed Iqbal and his wife Rabab Javed, leading to visible injuries on her body. Following a call to emergency services, local police intervened and rescued Gulnaz, subsequently handing her over to the Child Protection Bureau. The accused perpetrators were promptly arrested in connection with the case. Sarah Ahmed, the chairperson of the Child Protection Bureau, confirmed that Gulnaz had been subjected to abuse for the simple act of eating without permission. Visible signs of torture adorned the girl’s face and body, prompting assurance from authorities that she will receive full protection and support in the aftermath of this ordeal.

Source: Pakistan Observer