PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Mehsud ordered an inquiry into the death of 11-year-old maid, Misbah, employed at Higher Education Minister Mushtaq Ghani’s brother Shoaib Ghani’s home.
The young maid had mysteriously expired at a hospital in Abbottabad on January 25.
Following the spread of news, the IG KP ordered a transparent inquiry into the matter.
Police spokesman said that Misbah’s health deteriorated after eating fruits, after which she was taken to a hospital, however, she could not survive.
The spokesman said that a brother and a sister of the girl had also died of the same disease.
The investigation can be taken forward after the medical report emerges, said the police spokesman.
He further said that no request for legal action has yet been made by Misbah’s family.
“I am as sorrowful about Misbah’s death as her family. I have no objection to a probe into her death,” said minister Mushtaq Ghani.
“The ones known for mud-slinging have been doing propaganda,” Ghani said.
“Every single person is busy scoring points.”