Sentenced to death for the rape and murder of Zainab and twelve other minor girls, convict Imran Ali was hanged early Wednesday morning at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail.
The black warrant for Imran’s execution was carried out at 5:30am in accordance with the prevailing law on capital punishment. According to sources, Imran’s body was handed over to his family.
Imran was convicted in February after being identified through DNA tests and was sentenced to death on one count, 25 years of imprisonment on two counts.
In other cases, Imran was awarded death sentence on four counts and life imprisonment on one count. The sentence was awarded by Judge Ahmad.
The court issued the order after swiftly concluding Imran’s trial at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail.