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Key suspect in Pakistani minor's rape-murder indicted

IANS  |  Islamabad 

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday indicted the prime accused in the and murder of a seven-year-old girl in

indicted in the murder case of Zainab, who was kidnapped near her aunt's house in Kasur city on January 4 and found dead in a garbage heap five days later.

Ali, during court proceedings, admitted to the and murder of the minor girl.

The directed the ATC to wrap up the trial within seven days of the suspect's indictment, Geo News reported.

Ali was arrested on January 23. His DNA also matched samples taken from seven other minor girls who were abused and murdered earlier in Kasur.

Evidence against the accused included DNA and polygraph tests, his own clothes, CCTV footage and a medical report.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:30 IST