Man convicted of raping, murdering 6-year-old Zainab Ansari hanged in Pakistan; her father says he's 'satisfied'
The case, the most heinous in a string of similar child murders in the city of Kasur, had sparked outrage and protests in the country. Zainab disappeared on 4 January and her body was found five days later in a rubbish dump.
Zainab Ansari case: Pakistani man to be executed on 17 October for rape and murder of seven-year-old
According to an order issued by anti-terrorism court Judge Sheikh Sajjad Ahmed, the convict's death sentence will be carried out on 17 October at Central Jail Lahore.
Pakistan parliamentary panel calls for public hanging of those convicted of kidnapping or raping minors
A parliamentary body in Pakistan demanded that a bill should be passed to allow public hanging of those involved in kidnapping or raping children under the age of 14 following the brutal rape and murder case of a minor girl in Kasur
Zainab Ansari case: Court remands suspect to 14-day police custody amid rising demand for public execution
An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan on Wednesday granted investigators a 14-day physical remand of a 23-year-old man who was arrested in the brutal rape and murder case of a minor girl in Kasur city in Punjab province.
Zainab Ansari rape and murder case: DNA nails suspect; Shahbaz Sharif favours public hanging of 'beast'
A 23-year-old neighbour has been arrested in the brutal rape and murder case of a minor girl and his DNA sample matched with the sample found from the victim's body, days after the heinous crime in Kasur city in Pakistan's Punjab province sparked a national outrage.
Zainab Ansari rape and murder case: Victim's neighbour arrested; police say he confessed, DNA report awaited
A 23-year-old neighbour of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped before being murdered in Kasur city in Pakistan's Punjab province, has been arrested in the high-profile rape and murder case.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered the police chief of Pakistan's Punjab province to arrest within 36 hours the culprit behind the brutal rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl that shook the country.
Pakistan continues to reel from riots over the alleged rape and murder of eight-year-old Zainab Ansari in country's Punjab province
An election tribunal on Thursday summoned former President Pervez Musharraf on 16 April to respond to objections against his nomination papers for a parliamentary constituency in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.