10-year-old maid tortured for ‘stealing’ Rs500
A man and his wife in Lahore have beaten a 10-year-old housemaid black and blue in Samanabad police precincts for allegedly stealing Rs500.
Police said on Sunday that they have arrested accused Suhail Anjum, an SDO of the Buildings Department while his wife Afshan managed to escape from the scene.
The victim was identified by police as Kiran, a resident of Burewala. Police said the young girl has been working as a housemaid at the residence for the last couple of years but she was tortured on the suspicion of stealing Rs500. The victim was shifted to Ganga Ram Hospital for medical checkup, the police said.
Human rights activists have constantly been highlighting concerns about the incidents of torturing child maids.