Pakistan

LAHORE – A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of three girls in Kasur city of Pakistan.

Imran Ali, who confessed to raping a total of 9 girls, 7 of whom he killed, was sentenced to death on four counts of rape and murder.

Judge Sheikh Sajjad of an anti-terrorism court in Lahore announced the verdict in three cases of rape and murder.

The court gave a total of 12 death sentences to Ali for the rape and murder of 5-year-old Ayesha, 8-year-old Laiba, and 7-year-old Noor Fatima.

He has also been ordered to pay Rs6 million fine and Rs3 million diyat (blood money).

Kasur rape-murder case: Zainab’s killer awarded death sentence on 4 counts

Earlier, Imran Ali was sentenced to death on four counts in the 6-year-old Zainab Ansari’s murder case, while the Lahore High Court and Supreme Court had dismissed his appeal against the trial court’s verdict.