Zainab’s murderer Imran Ali to be hanged on October 17

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LAHORE: In Zainab Murder Case An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore issued the death warrants for Imran Ali convicted for the rape and murder of Zainab and 12 other minors and scheduled his execution for October 17.

The black warrant for the convict was issued today by Judge Sheikh Sajjad Ahmad –who authorized the superintendent to carry out the death sentence awarded to the convict.

Imran was convicted in February after being identified through DNA tests and was sentenced to death on one count, 25 years of imprisonment on two counts. In other cases, Imran was awarded death sentence on four counts and life imprisonment on one count. The sentence was awarded by Judge Ahmad.