Express TV anchor Gharida Farooqi who hosts the show, ‘G for Gharida’ has been reported to be involved in yet another scandal. Farooqi has now been accused of child labor and child abuse on her 15-year-old maid.

Gharida is allegedly keeping her housemaid Sonia under unlawful custody and is refusing to let her go with her parents.

The anchor had allegedly detained the minor at her home in Lahore and asked for PKR 40,000 from the child’s parents in order to release her from her custody.

The child’s father, Muhammad Munir has now filed a petition in a local court saying that his daughter was illegally confined at Gharida Farooqi’s residence. He also went on to add that his child was tortured at the residence.

A leaked call between Sonia’s mother and Gharida Farooqi has been leaked where the anchor abused the lady for asking about her daughter. 

Here is the ARY News report on Gharida Farooqi!

According to ARY News, Munir also took the help of local police and went to visit his daughter but he was not allowed to by the journalist. In return, Munir was taken into Police custody for 2 days.

After news hit social media, Twitter is ablaze with the shocking controversy surrounding the senior anchorperson. It is a sad state of affairs to see a media person involved in such crimes.

Here’s what people have to say about the Child Labour & Abuse Controversy!


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