Teenage house-worker beaten to death by landlady in Lahore


Lahore, July 12 (TNS): Another torture incident unearthed in Lahore where a teenage servant was reportedly beaten to death, allegedly by his house-owner, local media quoting officials reported on Wednesday.

The brutal incident took place in Akbari gate area of Lahore.

Police officials said that the landlady reportedly tortured 17-year-old Akhtar to death, whereas, the sister of the victim was also beaten up by the suspect.

“Both the siblings used to work at the residence of Fauzia, who is said to be the daughter of a political personality,” said SP City Adil Memon.

The parents of the victim have been informed about the tragedy and the sister of the victim, Atiya, has been taken into custody from the residence, he said.

The body has been shifted to a hospital for postmortem examination, whereas, further action would be taken upon the arrival of the victim’s father from Nankana Sahib, Memon added.

SP Memon further said that apparently, the suspect landlady hit the boy with a stick which proved fatal while the family of the landlady claimed that the 17-year-old had consumed something poisonous.