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Kasur Incident

Zainab rape and murder case verdict to be announced on Feb 17

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Thursday reserved judgement in the Zainab rape and murder case after the prosecution lawyer concluded his arguments. ATC Judge Sajjad Ahmed conducted the high-profile trial inside Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore, where main suspect, Imran Ali, is jailed on remand. The verdict will be announced on February 17. As many as 33 witnesses documented their statements before the court in the case, including Zainab’s paternal uncle and five-year-old brother, police officials,…

Shehbaz Sharif slammed for ‘congratulatory press conference’ on rapist’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Wednesday lashed out at Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in disapproval of making an arrest announcement of prime accused in Zainab murder case with a big round of applause. Speaking on the floor of assembly, Shah said it was embarrassing the way Punjab government officials were clapping and exchanging compliments while announcing arrest of the culprit. “Watching officials cheering for making an arrest in rape and murder case of a minor was…

Police claim arrest of man resembles Zainab’s murderer in CCTV footage

LAHORE: Punjab police claimed to have arrested a man having close resemblance with the murder suspect seen with Zainab in the CCTV footage from Bhatta Chowk here, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to police, the man has close resemblance with the suspect seen in the footage. Police officials said the detained man will undergo a DNA profiling, after which the test results would be matched with samples collected from the body of slain minor rape victim. The man has been handed over to the Joint Investigation…

Uproar in National Assembly over Kasur horrific incident

ISLAMABAD: Expressing extreme annoyance over Kasur incident, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said Punjab government’s tall claims of unfailing security arrangements fell flat after the incident, ARY News reported on Friday. Speaking on floor of the house, the opposition leader said the provincial government has been failed to provide protection to the citizens. Calling upon the house to play its due role, Shah said the parliament needs effective results now. “The house must be informed…

Post-Kasur incident: CM Sindh sets up special desk to deal with crimes against children

KARACHI: Keeping in view the inhumane Kasur incident, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday ordered to set up a separate desk at CM House Complaint Cell to entertain complaints of crime against children, particularly what he termed as 'sexual terrorism' against children. The chief minister said that our society is degenerating and it is painful that Islamic values and the those of humanity such as love and affection for children and respect for elders are fading away. "The Kasur incident is a big…

Imran to start protest movement with Qadri from January 18

ISLAMABAD: While strongly condemning the brutal incident in Kasur, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Thursday announced to launch a protest movement from January 18 along with Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahir-ul-Qadri. "Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri is coming on January 17. I, with full force along with my tigers, will come out on January 18," he said. "I stand with him, as they have not been given justice in over years," he said addressing a press conference. The PTI chairman appealed to chief justice to take…