Zainab rape, murder convict sentenced to death in three more similar cases

LAHORE: On Saturday. a special anti-terrorism court (ATC) awarded  the Kasur child rape convict 12 death sentences for the rape and murder of three more girls.

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The ATC also fined the convict Rs6 million and ordered him to pay Rs3 million as ‘blood money’ to the victims’ families.

The convict, Imran Ali, has already been sentenced to death by the same court for the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab.

Imran has been sentenced for the rape and murder of seven-year-old Noor Fatima, eight-year-old Laiba Umar and five-year-old Ayesha Asif and is yet to be sentenced over similar charges involving three more girls in Kasur.

ATC Judge Sajjad Ahmed is conducting daily hearings of the cases inside Kot Lakhpat jail where Imran is incarcerated.

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