Karachi police on Thursday rescued an 11-year-old boy working as a domestic servant in a house in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area, officials said. The minor was recovered with visible marks of torture on his body, they added.
Darakhshan police raided a house located on Khayaban-e-Shamsheer in DHA and arrested owner of the house over charges of illegally confining and torturing the 11-year-old boy, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi-South Saqib Ismail Memon told media. SSP Memon said the 11-year-old was recovered in “bad condition”.
The senior officer said a complaint had been brought forward by the boy’s father, Mohammed Ishaq, who accused Rizwan of preventing the 11-year-old from meeting his family in his hometown in Badin. He also alleged that the owner was subjecting his son to maltreatment
The police then conducted an investigation and raided Rizwan’s house, recovering Ishaq’s son. The boy was sent to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for a medical examination.