• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences

Zainab was one of 12 children murdered

By: Sarwar Alam

A Pakistani court on Saturday (17) handed four death sentences to a man charged with raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, in a case that shocked the country and sparked major riots in his home district. Imran Ali, 24, was on trial for killing Zainab Fatima Ameen in the eastern city of Kasur last month. He faces further charges in the cases of at least seven other children attacked in the Punjab city — five of whom were murdered — in a spate of assaults that had stoked fears a serial child killer was on the loose. He has confessed…

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