New CCTV footage in Kasur rape case comes forth

Source:  Tribune Published in Current Affairs on Saturday, January 13, 2018

A new CCTV footage has emerged in the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kasur.


Sceengrab of CCTV footage of Zainab's alleged abduction in Kasur.

A new CCTV footage has emerged in the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kasur.

The latest CCTV footage shows a suspected person roaming around the victim’s house on January 4.The police have further collected other important evidences in the case.

The victim was found dead five days after she had gone missing from outside her house.

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The government on Friday changed head of the joint investigations team (JIT) formed to probe into the incident and appointed Multan’s Regional Police Officer Muhammad Idrees in place of Abu Bakar Khuda Baksh. The victim’s father had expressed reservations over appointment of Baksh as JIT head.

Idrees later reached Kasur and took charge of the investigations. He also accompanied Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Arif Nawaz Khan during his visit to the victim’s residence along with other members of the JIT – RPO Sargodha Zulfiqar Hameed and DPO Kasur Zahid Nawaz Marwat.


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