Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore has reserved verdict in seven-year-old Zainab rape and murder case that will be announced on February 17.
During the hearing headed by Justice Sajjad Ahmed at Kot Lakhpat Jail, four-member prosecution team completed its arguments after which, the decision was reserved. Prosecutor Abdul Rauf said that he is seeking the death penalty. The days-long trial was held at a jail for security reasons.
Earlier, defence lawyer of suspect Imran Ali, Mehar Shakeel Multani had excused himself from representation saying that his conscience doesn’t permit him to represent a criminal, who has also confessed to the charge.