LAHORE: The police investigation has held three girls of Iqbal City responsible of homicide of their younger housemaid after they confessed to committing the crime.
They’ve been despatched to jail on judicial remand as a case had already been lodged in opposition to them with the Iqbal City Police Station.
The main points of the ‘horrific homicide’ of Uzma (16) as shared by Iqbal City Division SP Ali Raza unveiled the dimensions of brutality and torture the home employee had confronted by the hands of her employers. She had taken only a chew of meals from the plate of the youthful daughter of Mahrukh, the woman of the home. The three girls, specifically Mahrukh, her daughter Aima and her sister-in-law Rehana, had been allegedly concerned within the homicide.
The ‘foolish model’ of Mahrukh’s story helped the police attain the fact.
In her software, she had blamed Uzma of stealing cash and operating away from her dwelling. “Mahrukh had informed the police that her husband had died three years again,” SP Raza stated whereas speaking to Daybreak. Her doubtful assertion was uncovered when the police went to her dwelling for investigation and came upon that she was the mom of a one-year-old child.
This made the police suspicious and so they began having doubts about her entire assertion concerning the theft.
In a while, the additional probe revealed that Mahrukh had attacked Uzma with a big ladle as punishment for taking a chew from the meals. Uzma fainted as a result of essential accidents to her head.
“As an alternative of shifting Uzma to the hospital, the household stored her in a room of the home although she was bleeding internally,” the SP stated and added that the incident had occurred on Jan 13 whereas the household stored Uzma in ‘unlawful custody’ in deteriorating well being situation for days. She succumbed to her accidents on Jan 16.
Mahrukh had visited the Iqbal City police, submitting an software whereby she had accused Uzma of theft.
“On the time of go to of the police officers, the household was planning to dump her physique which that they had hid within the automobile parked within the storage of their home,” Mr Raza stated.
“On the night time of the identical day, they threw her physique into the drain close to Moon Market of Allama Iqbal City,” he added.
The subsequent day, some locals noticed the physique and alerted the police. The police contacted Uzma’s father, Muhammad Riaz, who recognised his daughter.
Uzma‘s physique was later despatched for autopsy which confirmed her demise was attributable to head accidents.
“We instantly took Mahrukh into custody, interrogated her and he or she confessed to injuring Uzma with a ladle over a minor concern,” SP Raza stated.
Mahrukh additional informed the police that her daughter and sister-in-law had been additionally her crime companions. The police had registered a case on the grievance of Riaz.