Tortured child maid Tayyaba brought to SC

Tortured child maid Tayyaba brought to SC

Islamabad (Staff Report): Police took tortured child maid Tayyaba to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Chief Justice will resume hearing her case where her medical report will be submitted to the court.

Her medical reports reveal that 22 torture marks were found on Tayyaba’s body, including marks from bruises and burns. A wound measuring one square centimetre was also found next to her right eye.

According to the report that the 10-year-old Tayyaba also suffers from mental stress but her mental condition is improving gradually.

The case of the alleged torture of the maid caught the media's attention after she was recovered from the residence of Additional Sessions Judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan, early this month.

The negligible girl, whose face and hands bore torture marks, initially had denied being hurt by her employers. She told the police that she got a wound to her eye after falling from the stairs, while her hand was also burnt accidentally.

The unfortunate girl narrates her ordeal after being politely inquired by a female magistrate later. She stated before the magistrate that she was beaten and her hand was burnt on the stove for losing the broom.

Earlier, the matter was settled out of court last week and, the parents of the child had forgiven the actions in the way of the Almighty.

However, the Chief Justice took suo moto notice of the case, but the child and her father mysteriously disappeared then.

Police sprung to action after the Supreme Court ordered that the child be produce in court. Tayyaba was recovered from the suburbs of Islamabad on Sunday.