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Pakistan executes murderer and repeat child sex offender

Islamabad, Oct 17 (UNI) Pakistan hanged Imran Ali on Wednesday morning, who was convicted of sexually abusing many minor girls in Kasur city located to south of Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab.
Imran Ali was hanged in the presence of Superintendent Kot Lakhpat Jail, Magistrate and medical officer, reported Geo News.
Tight security arrangements were made around Kot Lakhpat Jail before the execution of Imran Ali.
Four members of Imran’s family, including his father and uncle, were present in jail to receive his body.
On June 12, Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had turned down his plea against death sentence in rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari.
Zainab was found dead on January 9, 2017 in Kasur district near Lahore several days after her disappearance.
Imran was arrested two weeks after he committed the crime that ignited nationwide protests.
The convict was awarded a death sentence on 21 counts after he was convicted of the rape and murder of at least eight minor girls, including Zainab.
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