ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police on Tuesday registered a case in opposition to the spouse of Civil Decide Asim Hafeez for the alleged brutal torture of a 14-year-old woman, employed as a home assist at their home.
The harrowing case of the suspect nominated within the case allegedly beating up a 14-year-old woman recurrently, got here to mild when the sufferer was shifted to a hospital in Lahore with critical accidents.
The case was registered at Police Station Humak on behalf of the woman’s father, Manga Khan, underneath Part 506 (committing offence of prison intimidation) and Part 342 (wrongfully confining an individual) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC), who accused Decide Asim Hafeez’s spouse, Somia, of torturing the kid.
As per the textual content of the First Info Report (FIR), the complainant had despatched his 14-year-old daughter to work as a home assistance on a Rs10,000 month-to-month wage, with the reference of an acquaintance named Chaudhry Mukhtar, seven months in the past.
The woman’s dad and mom got here to find out about her being subjected to torture on the choose’s home on Monday (July 23) after they went to satisfy her.
It could be famous that the sufferer’s dad and mom have mentioned that they hadn’t met her throughout these seven months however talked to her on the telephone typically.
“Once we [complainant, his wife and her brother] entered the gate, we heard my daughter crying. Listening to that made me involved so we went in direction of the room and located my daughter in wounded situation […],” the complainant acknowledged within the FIR.
He alleged that his daughter was subjected to extreme torture by the choose’s spouse, and there have been torture marks all around the little one’s physique.
Upon analyzing her situation, the dad and mom discovered a number of accidents on the woman’s total physique, with critical wounds on the top, which had been “infested with maggots”.
The main accidents described by the complainant embody swelling on lips and eyes, damaged enamel, and ribs and strangling marks on the neck.
As per the FIR, the complainant has accused Somia of torturing and conserving his daughter in unlawful custody for the reason that day she began working on the choose’s home and sought motion on the matter.
In the meantime, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police mentioned that motion is being taken for the arrest of the suspect.
They mentioned that the case investigation could be accomplished on advantage and that every one necessities of justice could be fulfilled.
Civil choose brushes apart allegations
In the meantime, Civil Decide Hafeez, when requested concerning the alleged torture, brushed apart the accusations, saying that the injuries on the woman’s physique had been a results of consuming soil from the planters stored in his home.
“The woman was a home assist at our dwelling. She ate soil from the planters a month in the past, which broken her pores and skin,” the choose mentioned whereas chatting with Geo Information.
He mentioned that he had bought the prognosis of the “pores and skin situation” and therapy accomplished from a physician in Gujranwala, however the woman would decide and scratch her wounds after her pores and skin began therapeutic.
On the wound on her head, Hafeez claimed that after they informed the woman they’d be dropping off the kid again to her dwelling, she banged her head on a wall.
He additionally mentioned that he did not know concerning the situation of the injuries on the woman’s head as she stored her head coated with a shawl.
“The woman used to inform us that if she went again, her mom would beat her so she didn’t need to go dwelling however we left her there,” Hafeez added.
“I’m in opposition to bodily abuse and torture incidents by no means occurred in entrance of me,” claimed the choose.
Hafeez mentioned Somia had informed him the woman did not work, so that they left her along with her dad and mom of their home in Sargodha.
“My spouse together with the motive force dropped off the woman at her dwelling in Sargodha,” mentioned Hafeez claiming that the mom began beating the kid in entrance of his spouse as she dropped her off.
On the accusation of stealing jewelry, the choose contested that his spouse complained to him about not discovering her jewelry however “didn’t” accuse the kid of stealing.
He mentioned he was going to Lahore, the place the woman was present process therapy, and he needed her to get effectively quickly.