SARGODHA/SHEIKHUPURA

A policeman allegedly raped a maid during the raid at a house while the police have refused to register a case against the accused despite the medico-legal certificate has proved molestation with the girl. In a petition filed to the additional district and sessions judge of Sargodha, one Robina pleaded that she worked as maid in the house of Shazia BiBi at Rehmat Park. She said that on 27th of July, a police party of Cantt police station led by ASI Meher Faisal stormed into the house. During the search, she alleged, Constable Ismail Qureshi forcibly took her to the upper storey of the house and raped her. However, Cantt police SHO didn’t filed a case against his subordinates. Judge Ahmed Mujahid Sher Dil Cheema has fixed the next hearing for August 10.

Meanwhile, the district administration took notice of the death of two labourers who drowned in the chemical pound located in a glass factory last Friday.

DCO Kiran Khursheed directed the Labour Department head to investigation into the cause of the labourers’ death. Khalid Mehmood and Nadeem were to remove the waste from the pound. Due to scorching heat and gas omitting from the water pound, they got fainted and fell into it. Later their bodies were fished out by their colleagues. The Labour Union protested against the factory management and demanded compensation to the braved family. It also took serious notice of the death of two and half years old Abaad Arshad who died in the Mother and Children Complex. The parents of the boy in a, application submitted to the DCO have alleged that their son had died due to the negligence of the duty doctor. The DCO directed the EDO health to investigate into the matter and submitted a report within three days.