A landlord in Khanewal on Monday allegedly slashed the nose of a seven-year-old boy after accusing the child of stealing sugarcane from his fields.
The child was taken to a basic health unit in Abdul Hakeem city, where he was given initial medical treatment. Hospital staff told the kid’s situation was “secure” and he had been dispatched residence after his wounds have been handled.
Victim boy’s father claimed that the hospital had discharged the child acting on the orders of the influential landlord in order to prevent a police case being filed.
The victim’s father additionally complained that police had refused to register a case against the landlord because of his influence.
When news broke in media, and DSP Shahid Niaz was contacted
He further said, as of now we have received a formal complaint, we will follow due legal process in this regard and take actions against the person responsible for such cruelty.
Original News Source: Dawn