LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar thanked Inspector General of Punjab police and dispensed with Zainab murder case.
Hearing at the apex court’s Lahore Registry the suo moto murder case of little seven-year old Zainab who was killed in Kasur after sexual assault, CJP Nisar thanked IG Punjab Police Captain (rted.) Arif Nawaz Khan, saying, “You fulfilled what promise you made in the chamber.”
Dispensing with the case, the Chief Justice ruled that the case should be ruled within seven days in accordance with the verdict of the high court.
The minor girl was raped and murdered after she was kidnapped in Kasur in the first week of last month. Body of the little girl was recovered from a heap of trash a few days afterwards.
Her alleged killer, Imran Ali, was arrested after Punjab Forensic Laboratory found that his DNA matched to that collected from the girl’s body.
Story first published: 10th February 2018