Punjab

Zainab’s murderer should be hanged publicly: Shehbaz Sharif

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that the rapist and murderer of innocent Zainab was caught with the collective efforts of civil and military agencies.
Earlier on Tuesday, a senior police official confirmed  that the suspect in the rape and murder case of eight-year-old Zainab in Kasur had been apprehended.
“I’m confirming that the Zainab’s rapist and murderer has been nabbed after consecutive efforts for the last 14 days to this effect,” Shehbaz said while addressing a news conference in Lahore on Tuesday evening.He was flanked by Zainab’s father besides other provincial officials.
“The culprit, Imran is 24-years-old, is a resident of Kasur and a serial killer,” the chief minister added.
Shehbaz went on to say that the arrest only became possible with the collective efforts of the civil and military intelligence agencies.
“I’m grateful to MI [Military Intelligence] and the ISI [Inter-Services Intelligence] for their cooperation to nab the culprit,” he said, adding, “I’m especially thankful to the forensic department which conducted 1,150 DNA profiling in order to materialise the arrest.”
The Punjab CM further said: “I request the chief justice to ensure swift justice and exemplary punishment to the innocent girl’s murderer.”