CHINIOT: The police recovered five family members during a raid on private jail of local landlord here on Tuesday.
According to details, the police on complaint of relatives conducted raid at private jail of an influential landlord in suburbs of Chiniot. During action, the police rescued five family members of the family including a couple and their three children kept in illegal custody. The accused managed to escape.
The head of the rescued family talking to media persons said that he acquired loan from the landlord and was unable to return in time after which they were imprisoned. Besides forced labour, they were physically and mentally tortured, the rescued family said.
They also demanded the authorities for action against the influential landlord and providing protection to them.