Zainab Murder case : accused Imran claims himself innocent
Lahore (Web Desk): There is a new twist in the Zainab’s rape and murder case. According to the media reports Imran, the murderer of Zainab has claimed himself to be innocent and denies all his previous statements in front of media.
Criminal Imran Ali has filed an appeal in Lahore high court against the decision of Anti Terrorism court (ATC).
According to Imran, the decision by the Anti Terrorism court was taken in a hurry and could be modified now.
He further complained that proper procedure according to the law was not followed during the trial. He requested that the decision of Anti Terrorism Court should be rejected and dismissed.
It is to be noted here that according to the final judgement given by the Anti Terrorism Court on 17th Feburary 2018, culprit Imran Ali was given death sentence for four consecutive times.
ATC Judge Sajjad Ahmad announced the verdict at the Kot Lakhpat Jail, where Imran Ali is held on remand.
Security has been increased in and around the central jail and the movement of everyone going in and out of the jail is being monitored.
Seven-year-old Zainab was kidnapped from near her aunt’s house in Kasur on January 4 and was found dead in a garbage heap five days later.
On January 23, the authorities claimed to have nabbed Imran, said to be a serial killer involved in other such crimes, through a DNA match.