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JIT releases sketch of suspect in Zainab murder case

KASUR: A joint investigation team probing the rape and murder of minor girl Zainab in the town of Kasur has released a new sketch of the main suspect, ARY News reported.

The sketch has been prepared after statements from the families of eleven other victims, area residents and CCTV footages. This has also given rise to fears that a serial killer and child molester is on the loose responsible for several such incidents.

The city of Kasur has been in shock after the horrific rape and murder of Zainab who was found dead in garbage dump a few days after her disappearance. The Punjab government ultimately formed a JIT to investigate the matter which has released a new sketch of the suspect.

The suspect appears to aged between 25-30 years old, medium height with a light beard and mustache, round face and narrow eyes. The sketch is different from a earlier version made by the local police. Efforts are reportedly underway to apprehend him.

Earlier the JIT met with families of eleven other victims at the DPO House in Kasur. All the minor victims were brutally assaulted and killed and then dumped in garbage dumps over the past one year.

Zainab’s body was found on January 10 after five days of disappearance. An autopsy report revealed that the child was kept in confinement and raped several time. This caused violent protests in Kasur and across the country in which two people were also killed. The outrage has also the government to take action over the matter.

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