Kasur murder case: Prime suspect arrested was Zainab's neighbour

LAHORE: A suspect named Imran has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of eight-year-old Zainab in Kasur, police officials confirm on Tuesday.

According to Express News, police officials claim that he has confessed to the crime. Initial reports revealed that he was Zainab’s neighbour.

He had previously been arrested in the case but was released.

SC gives 72-hour deadline to nab Zainab’s killers

The Supreme Court on Sunday gave a 72-hour deadline to Punjab police chief to arrest suspects involved in the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab and at least eight other children of Kasur district.

A special three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, resumed hearing of suo motu notice of the brutal murder at its Lahore Registry on Sunday.

Zainab was kidnapped on January 4 from near her aunt’s house in Kasur. Her body was discovered five days later from a garbage heap. The post-mortem report revealed that she had been raped and murdered.

Senate committee informed no headway made in the cases of abduction, rape and murder of girls in Kasur and Mardan

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    Original news : https://tribune.com.pk/story/1615933/1-kasur-murder-case-prime-suspect-arrested-zainabs-neighbour/