Zainab's murderer Imran Ali is going to be hanged till death Wednesday
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday issued death warrants for convict Imran Ali who has been awarded capital punishment for raping and murdering Kasur's little Zainab.
The convict will be sent to the gallows on October 17, the ATC judge ruled.
Admin judge Sheikh Sajjad Ahmad issued the warrants.
Death row prisoner Imran Ali was handed four counts of death penalty, one life term, a 7-year jail term and Rs4.1 million in fines in the Zainab rape and murder case.
The convict will be hanged till death on October 17 at Central Jail in Lahore. Imran was sentenced to death on 21 counts.
On June 12, Supreme Court of Pakistan had turned down his plea against death sentence in rape cum murder case of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari.
Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had taken suo moto notice of delay in implementing sentence of convict.
The trial was held in the special anti-terrorism court in the