A special bench presided by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is hearing of a suo-moto notice pertaining to the eight-year-old rape and murder case in Kasur at the Supreme Court Registry in Lahore, Express News reported.
During the hearing on Sunday, Joint-Investigation-Team (JIT) led by RPO Multan Muhammad Idrees presented a report detailing inquiry into the rape and murder of Zainab and at least eight other under-age girls by the same suspect.
The report claims it to be the eighth such incident in Kasur since 2015. JIT members including Chief Secretary Punjab Zahid Saeed, Director-General Punjab Forensic Science Agency Dr Muhammad Ashraf Tahir appeared before the court.
Parents of Zainab and other eight victims are also present in the courtroom.
Inspector-General of Police Arif Nawaz is also expected to submit a report on suspects arrested by the police in the case.
The body of the minor child was found in a garbage dump days after she went missing from her home. Taking notice of the horrific incident, the CJP had taken suo-moto notice of the incident on January 10.
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