JIT summits report before apex court in Zainab murder case

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.

The suspect’s mobile located him in Kasur at the time when Zainab went missing

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    Original news : https://tribune.com.pk/story/1614268/1-jit-summits-report-apex-court-zainab-murder-case/