Landlord allegedly tortures, sexually assaults employees

Accused tore the girl’s clothes, tied family with ropes.

SAHIWAL: An influential landlord and his accomplices brutally tortured three people in the village.

According to police reports, the accused identified as Imran Bhalar hanged victims upside down and tortured them the accused with sticks. They were also sexually assaulted with burning chillies and potatoes being inserted in their sensitive parts.

One of the victims Yusuf and his family used to work for Imran Bhalar, who used to pay them Rs. 12,000.

Recently the salary was reduced and Yusuf’s daughter-in-law was demanded to work for the landlord as well. Her refusal to the demand led to the torturous incident.

The accused tore the girl’s clothes and tied the family with ropes continuing to torture them till they fainted.

Imran Bhalar, and his companions escaped when local residents called the ‘Madadgar 15’ helpline and informed the police who rescued the abducted. District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shahzad took notice of the incident and arrested five accused while conducting raids to nab the main accused Imran Bhalar.

The DPO today gave DSP Saddar 24 hours more time to arrest the main accused. He also issued an order that the main accused should be arrested and brought to justice.

He said that evil elements who take the law into their hands do not deserve any concession. Injured employees are undergoing treatment at Sahiwal Teaching Hospita while the Harappa police have registered the case for further investigation.

Read more