Famous journalist and anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi is in a controversy after she was accused of domestic violence and a FIR was filed against her.

It is reported that Gharidah Farooqi kept her 15 year old domestic worker under undue sequestration. His father, Muneer, accused that her daughter was also beaten by Gharidah Farooqi. “My daughter was not even paid for her work from last three months”, he added.

Muneer said that he requested to meet her daughter but was threatened by the anchorperson. He feared for his daughter’s life and reached police station to ask for her daughter’s recovery.

After the FIR police took action and took custody of the domestic worker. After appearance in court the daughter was handed over to parents.

The case is pending in the court because the concerned judge was on vacations, soon the investigation will be started after court proceedings in Lahore.

Gharidah Farooqi is currently hosting a current affairs show at Express News, previously she worked for Geo News.

UPDATE: Gharidah Farooqi rejected the allegations and have said that she was being blackmailed. The purpose of recording calls indicate the real intention behind these calls, said Gharidah Farooqi.