A 7-year-old Pakistani girl was allegedly beaten to death after she was blamed for letting a pet parrot escape whereas working as a maid, in accordance to a report.
Zohra Bibi was employed by Hassan Siddiqui and his spouse at their dwelling in a suburb of Islamabad to care for their son, Agence Frances-Presse reported.
“The poor girl was subjected to torture by Siddiqui and his spouse who accused her of liberating one of many 4 pet Macao parrots,” officer Mukhtar Ahmad instructed the outlet.
Siddiqui kicked the younger girl within the decrease stomach in a blow that proved deadly, the officer instructed the AFP.
She was introduced Sunday to the hospital, the place she died the next day from her accidents, in accordance to the outlet.
Her physique was returned to her mother and father, who reside in Muzaffargarh, greater than 300 miles from her employers, the report mentioned.
“Violence and bodily torture in opposition to kids won’t be tolerated and all these concerned in such incidents shall be handled,” metropolis police chief Muhammad Ahsan Younus instructed the outlet.
Shireen Mazari, who’s the nation’s minister of human rights, introduced the couple has been arrested within the wake of the girl’s homicide, the outlet reported.
Although it’s unlawful to make use of anybody below the age of 15 in Pakistan, many kids account for the 8.5 million home employees within the nation, in accordance to the outlet.