Public hanging of Zainab’s murderer: New developments reporter in LHC
LAHORE – New developments have been reported in the Lahore High Court regarding public hanging of murderer of seven years old Zainab.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday accepted a plea seeking to publicly hang Imran, convicted of the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab.
The petition was filed earlier by Zainab’s father Haji Ameen. The provincial home secretary, Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Amjad Javed Saleemi, and convict Imran have been made respondents to the plea.
A two-member bench of the high court, including Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi and Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan heard the petition.
The legal counsel of Zainab’s father Ishtiaq Chaudhry, in his appeal to the LHC for the public execution of Imran, maintained the stance that the convict is a serial killer.