LAHORE:A 13-year-old maid was subjected to severe torture by two policemen and their sister in their house in the South Cantt area on Thursday.
Police registered a case against the SI Nadim Khalid, his brother SI Akmal Khalid and their sister Afshan. The victim identified as Maryam had been serving as a maid in the house of the accused for the last nine months. On the day of the incident, the victim’s parents came to see their daughter but the house inmates did not allow them to meet their daughter. On which the girl’s mother Nasreen raised hue and cry. As a result, the house inmates took them inside the house. The parents found their daughter with serious burns. Maryam told her parents that Afshan and her brothers Nadim and Akmal had tortured and set her on fire. Both Nadim and Akmal served as SI in police department. The injured girl was shifted to the hospital. Police failed to arrest the accused.
Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi has sought a report from IG police and directed that the accused persons should be brought to justice. The girl should be provided with the best treatment facilities, he added. Meanwhile, the police registered a case and raids were conducted to arrest the accused persons.
Source: The News