House owner gets interim bail in maid torture case



Staff Reporter

A house owner secured an interim bail from a local court in a torture on an underage maid case after submission of Rs100,000 surety bond.

The police informed that Additional District and Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal approved the bail plea of the accused woman namely Madiha till June 17. It was learnt that the accused lady was a teacher at a private school in Faisalabad’s Eden Valley.

The underage maid, Erum, had been employed for performing different tasks at her residence and school against the salary of Rs8,000, the police added.

Earlier on Friday, it emerged that an underage maid had been subjected to brutal torture by the house owner as her body parts were burnt off by the woman using hot iron, knife and bread tong in Faisalabad.

The 11-year-old maid named Erum had told her horrible experiences to the police officials which regarding the brutal torture she faced by the house owner, Madiha.

Police had said that Erum is a resident of Sahiwal who used to work as a housemaid at the residence of Madiha in Faisalabad’s Eden Valley.

A case has been registered over the complaint of the Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) officer at Madina Town police station under four sections including the children act.


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