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A money-laundering convict is calling a rally to welcome him: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday said that it was unfathomable that a person convicted of money laundering is calling for a grand rally to welcome him to the country. Addressing a party convention, the PTI chairman said that in a Western democracy like the United Kingdom, a person convicted of corruption cannot even step outside in society and face the public. “Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth billions. Now he is coming and is expecting a grand rally to welcome him. This…

LHC accepts appeal of Zainab’s murderer against capital punishment

LAHORE: A two-judge bench of the Lahore High Court on Monday admitted for hearing an appeal of convict Imran Ali in the rape and murder case of Kasur’s little Zainab.  The bench, comprising Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan and Justice Shehram Sarwar Chaudhry, took up the appeal today. The victim girl’s father, Muhammad Amin, attended the hearing. Advocate Asad Jamal, representing the convict, pleaded the judges to give him three weeks’ time to prepare arguments in the case. To which, the bench asked the counsel to come…

‘Serial killer’ in Zainab rape, murder case challenges death penalty in LHC

LAHORE: Kasur’s 'serial killer' Imran Ali, who was awarded four death penalties in the Zainab rape and murder case, challenged his conviction in the Lahore High Court  on Tuesday. The convict filed an appeal through the jail authorities, assailing the February 17 verdict of an anti-terrorism court that found him guilty of raping and murdering Kasur's little Zainab. In the appeal, the convict said the ATC carried out trial in the case in a haste, skirting the legal formalities. He claimed he was innocent and pleaded…