LAHORE: Serial killer, pedophile Imran’s black warrant has been issued for October, 17th, 2018.
Commenting on the development, Prosecutor Abdul Rauf Watoo said: “Today’s warrants were issued after President Arif Alvi rejected Ali’s appeal for clemency in the Zainab case on October 10 (2018).”
According to details an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today issued black warrants for the execution of the condemned
the prisoner, Imran Ali, in Zainab murder case. The court asked the jail authorities to hang Imran Ali on 17th of Oct, 2018. Meanwhile, Haji Amin, the father of murdered Zainab, has moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) to publicly hang the convict. His appeal has been filed under Section 22 of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, which allows a convict to be executed publicly. The jail authorities had approached the ATC-I for the hanging of Imran Ali submitting that he was sentenced to death by the ATC-I and later, the Lahore High Court and the Supreme Court had upheld the conviction, while the President of Pakistan also turned down his mercy petitions. Therefore, the jail officials asked the trial court to issue black warrants for his execution. ATC-I Judge Sajjad Ahmad issued the black warrants for Imran Ali directing the authorities to carry out the hanging after fulfilling legal formalities.
Imran Ali was sentenced to death in February 2018 on charges of kidnapping, raping and killing minor Zainab in January 2018 within the jurisdiction of the A-division police station, Kasur. Little Zainab went missing on Jan 4, shortly after she left home to go to a neighbor’s house where she studied the Holy Quran. Her parents were in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah when the incident took place. After relatives reported her missing, the police recovered her body on Jan 9 from a heap of
The incident sparked unrest and massive protests in Kasur district resulting in violent clashes with the police. Police later collected DNA samples of 1,187 people from January 12 to January 23 to trace the accused. On January 23, the police arrested Imran, a neighbor of Zainab, as his DNA matched with the DNA samples collected from the body of Zainab. The convict was involved in eight other similar cases wherein six victims had died and only two survived. An anti-terrorism court had awarded death sentence to Imran Ali in at least three such cases also.
Benazir procession was attacked at Karsaz on 18th Oct.
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party will pay tribute to the party workers who lost their lives in twin blasts that targeted former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s welcome procession near Karsaz here on 18th October 2007.
President PPP local chapter Baber Jadoon told the Media that a candle vigil ceremony would be held today. Prayers will be offered for those who died that day.
Spanish drug lord arrested after music video cameo
MADRID: One of Spain’s most-wanted drug traffickers was arrested on Wednesday after seeming to taunt police by appearing in a reggaeton music video, a police spokesman told the Media.
Francisco Tejon, the leader of the “Los Castanas” clan, was “arrested today at La Linea de la Concepcion,” a southern city near the border with Gibraltar, the spokesman said.
According to police, Tejon runs a major hashish trafficking network in the southern region of Andalusia with his brother Antonio, who was arrested in June.
The two brothers had previously escaped a police operation in late 2016 that resulted in the arrest of 30 suspected members of their gang.
Zainab’s killer hanged to death
LAHORE: Imran Ali, the convicted of molesting and murdering seven-year-old Zainab Amin of Kasur City, was hanged to death at Central Jail Kot Lakhpat in Lahore early this morning.
An Anti-Terrorism Court Judge, Sajjad Ahmad on Friday had issued black warrants for Imran Ali. An Anti-Terrorism Court on February 2, had awarded death sentence to Imran Ali, on the charges of kidnapping, rape and brutal murder of Zainab Amin of Kasur after completing the trial in a record seven days time.
He was executed in the presence of Magistrate Adil Sarwar and the Zainab’s father, Muhammad Amin Ansari. Talking to media on the occasion, the father of Zainab, Muhammad Amin said that such kind of criminals should be hanged publicly for giving a lesson to all such evil minds.
Later, the dead body of Imran Ali was handed over to his heirs after completing formal legal proceeding.