The accused in Zainab murder case on Tuesday confessed to his crime and said that he chose child girls as it is easy to carry out any activity with them.
As per details, the proceedings of the Zainab murder case were held in the Kot Lakhpat prison headed by anti-terror court judge Sajjad Ahmed.
The accused admitted that he had raped nine girls including Zainab on which the judge gave him 40 minutes to take his time and consult with his counsel before giving his statement again.
When the court proceedings began after 40 minutes, the accused once again admitted his crime on which the court asked the prosecution to record the testimony of the accused.
The sources said that it took more than four hours to record the testimony of the accused due to his long list of heinous crimes. The court also allowed the prosecution to record testimonies of the witnesses.
The anti-terrorism court on Monday indicted Imran Ali, who is accused of raping and killing eight-year old Zainab.
The case proceedings were been carried out at a special anti-terror court in Kot Lakhpat Jail.
It is pertinent to mention here that the prime accused in the Zainab rape and murder case, Imran Ali Naqshbandi was produced before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday after the expiry of his extended physical remand.
During the hearing, Punjab Prosecutor General Syed Ihtesham Qadir submitted a report over the case, revealing that the suspect was also involved in rape of eight other minor girls. He said that the next hearing will be conducted in the jail due to security concerns.
Moreover, Punjab Prosecutor General Ahtesham Qadir informed that the next proceedings will take place inside the jail. He told that a special cell has been formed at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail for the trial.