LAHORE  - A teen waiter was found hanging from the ceiling fan in a hotel room at Satu Katla, police said Wednesday.

Sources in police said that the 13-year-old resident of Sheikhupura committed suicide because of ‘forced labour’ at Malik Waheed Hotel near Shadewal Bus Stop in Johar Town.

Asad Arshad was working for for Rs5,000 per month, according to the hotel management.

“The body was hanging from ceiling fan with a rope tied to his neck” a policeman said. One of the waiters told the police that the deceased left for his home 20 days ago but returned because of poverty.

The boy went to his room and ended his life after the hotel was shut late Tuesday, the police heard.

Further investigation is underway,

LHC notice: Taking notice of the sexual assault on a five-year-old Yazman girl, the Lahore High Court Complaint Cell directed District and Sessions Judge of Bahawalpur to look into the matter and report in seven days.

Reportedly, the resident of Chak 112-DB was playing outside her house, when the accused took her to fields and committed the crime. Some people heard the child’s cries and reached the site but he ran away. The victim was taken to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, where she was stated to be out of danger.