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IHC Rejects Appeal Against Death Sentence of Rape, Murder Convict

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday rejected an appeal against death penalty of a convict who received the sentence in a rape and murder of eight-years-old Ghulam Zainab.

The divisional bench of IHC comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani announced the verdict against the review petition of the convict of heinous crime of murdering and raping of innocent Ghulam Zainab and uphold the death sentence against the convict.

The IHC divisional bench rejected the convict Sahbir appeal against death sentence by a trial court. Hadia Aziz was consul of Ghulam Zainab in the case.

The convict had murdered and raped Ghulam Zainab in Bari Imam Area of Islamabad back in 2009. Session judge had awarded death sentence and penalty.