Pak rapist to be hanged next week

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Im­ran Ali, who was con­victed in the rape and mur­der case of a sev­enyear-old girl in Ka­sur in Pak­istan’s Pun­jab prov­ince, will be hanged on Oc­to­ber 17. On Fri­day, a spe­cial An­tiTer­ror­ism Court (ATC) had is­sued black war­rants for the con­vict, who was awarded 21 death sen­tences in the case. As per an or­der by Judge Sheikh Sa­j­jad Ahmed, Ali’s death sen­tence will be car­ried out on the stip­u­lated date, Geo News re­ported.

The mi­nor, a res­i­dent of Ka­sur, was kid­napped on her way to a tu­ition cen­tre in Jan­uary. Few days af­ter her dis­ap­pear­ance, she was found raped, dead and buried in a garbage dump.

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