Initial report shows minor househelp was often beaten, caged and recorded on cell phone
police have recovered some videos from the cellular devices that showed the minor, Zohra Shah, being tortured.
A minor domestic worker named Zohra Shah, who had been beaten to death was frequently tortured by her employers.
Officials investigating the case said that they obtained Hasan Siddiqui and his wife Umme Kulsoom’s mobile phones. Moreover, the police have recovered some videos from the cellular devices that showed the minor, Zohra Shah, being tortured.
According to reports, officials found an image of the victim locked up in a large birdcage, allegedly as a punishment.
A police officer, who is part of the investigation team, said that they have not obtained any evidence so far, which proves that the couple had recorded the videos. However, he said they are still looking into the cellphones to get information that could be important for the case.
The police added, the victim’s father and the couple had an agreement for her services. An amount of PKR 80,000 had been paid to Zohra’s father for her services for eight months.
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