SC rejects convict’s appeal against death sentence in Zainab murder case

June 12, 2018

 

Zainab’s father Amin Ansari holds his daughter’s picture. PHOTO: AFP

The Supreme Court dismissed on Tuesday an appeal filed by convict Imran Ali, challenging the death sentence awarded by an anti-terrorism court in the Zainab murder case.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa was hearing the appeal against the sentence at the SC Lahore Registry.

Earlier in February this year, the anti-terrorism court had awarded four death penalties to Imran for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab.

Talking to media outside the court, Zainub’s father Amin Ansari demanded that the culprit be publicly hanged.