A couple in Pakistan blamed for tormenting their seven-year-old house keeper to death will be held in prison for about fourteen days while police organize a polygraph.

Emergency clinic staff in Rawalpindi cautioned police toward the finish of May after the couple brought the harmed young lady, Zahra, for treatment. She passed on a day later.

It is illicit to utilize anybody under 15 in Pakistan yet it stays normal.

The case has provoked outrage and stood out as truly newsworthy. The denounced couple have not remarked freely.

Pakistan’s human rights serve vowed to alter the laws to control the act of utilizing kid laborers. Pundits state too little has been done to implement laws as of now set up.

Zahra’s granddad Syed Fazal Hussain Shah told the BBC that an inaccessible relative who had been working at Siddique’s home as a cook for certain years landed Zahra the position with the couple, around five months back.

“He said they will instruct her, something that we were unable to manage. So we chose to send her,” he said.

How police say Zahra kicked the bucket?

As per a police report, Zahra was brought by her boss Hasan Siddique to a medical clinic in the upmarket Bahria Town area of Rawalpindi in a basic condition on 31 May.

She had been draining lavishly and had torment blemishes all over, chest, arms and legs. She was put on a ventilator in the emergency unit however kicked the bucket the following day.

As per the report, the police were made aware of the case by emergency clinic staff on the morning of 1 June, when Zahra was as yet alive, however oblivious.

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Zahra, envisioned three years prior at about the age of five

The medical clinic staff told the police that Mr Siddique had brought Zahra in at about 6:30pm on the earlier day.


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