Pakistani court directs police to arrest Zainab rape-murder culprit

Pakistani court directs police to arrest Zainab rape-murder culprit

India Blooms News Service | 12 Jan 2018

Islamabad, Jan 12 (IBNS): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed the police to arrest the culprit involved in the abduction, rape and murder of minor girl Zainab in Pakistan's Kasur area in 36 hours, media reports said.

The court directed Inspector General Punjab (IGP) to arrest those involved in the incident which triggered protest in Kasur for the past two days

LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Syed Mansoor Ali Shah gave the order while hearing the petition filed by advocate Shaheem Pirzada.

The CJ ordered the police to submit details of all the cases of child sexual abuse that had taken place in the area, adding that he would also demand a report on the cases from the sessions judge, Dawn News reported.

The hearing in the case has been adjourned till Jan 15.

Kasur witnessed protest after body of Zainab was found in a garbage heap on Jan 10.

As per Dawn News report, autopsy reports revealed that the girl was subjected to rape, torture and was then strangled to death. 

Politicians from different political parties have condemned the incident.

Image: Imran Khan Twitter page

Pakistani court directs police to arrest Zainab rape-murder culprit

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