The Anti-terrorism Court issued black warrants on Friday for Imran Ali who was convicted for raping & murdering the 7-year old Zainab on 4 January 2018. Imran was punished with 21 death sentences and his execution will take place on 17 October 2018. Zainab, of Kasur was kidnapped near the home of her aunt, whilst her body was found on a garbage heap after 5 days.
On 23 January 2018, the authorities stated that they arrested Imran Ali as her killer, using DNA matching. On 17 February 2018, the ATC sentenced Imran to death 4-times. He appealed against the verdict whilst claiming innocence in the High Court of Lahore, pleading for the verdict’s dismissal. The Registry of Lahore’s Supreme Court dismissed his appeal on 12 June 2018