Plea for public execution of Zainab’s killer premature: LHC

(DAWN – )

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday disposed of as premature a petition seeking public hanging for the killer of seven-year-old Zainab of Kasur.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan observed that the convict was yet to exhaust all forums of appeal available in the law and his death penalty had also not been confirmed by the high court. Therefore, the bench ruled that the instant petition was premature.

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