PESHAWAR - Judicial Magistrate Peshawar Monday handed over a doctor, who was accused of severely torturing a 13-year-old housemaid, to police on one-day physical remand.  The police of Shah Qabool Police Station produced Dr Shakeel before the Judicial Magistrate Israrullah Khan in the case. Public prosecutor submitted before the bench that a 13-year-old girl housemaid Ayesha on Sunday lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against the doctor accusing him of beating, burning and cutting her hairs. The police, he said, lodged the FIR after receiving the medico-legal department report.

Hailing from district Swabi, the housemaid Ayesha has been working at Dr Shakeel’s residence in Dabgari Gardens. The girl complained that she was severely tortured. Soon after her complaint, police arrested the doctor and was produced before the court. They court handed over the doctor to police on one day physical remand