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Pakistani Celebrities Applaud Speedy Justice In Zainab Rape Case

Earlier this year in January the whole nation was shook by the brutal rape and murder of 7-year old Zainab in Kasur. Everyone from the civil society, politicians and showbiz fraternity came together to ask for justice, and as a result of continuous efforts the murderer Imran Ali was hanged today in Lahore. The accused was also involved in rape and murder of seven other minor girls, hence he was given an accumulated 21 times hanged till death capital punishment. This comes off as an historic event in a country where prolonged court cases – often without a fruitful end – have left the society vulnerable to criminals like Imran.

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Pakistani Celebrities Applaud Speedy Justice In Zainab Rape Case

After the culprit’s execution in the morning, celebrities have again took it to social media and expressed contenment. Actress Armeena Khan — who is an advocate for anti-capital punishment policy – also expressed relief on Zainab’s parents getting some closure today. However she added that police training, child protection laws and accountability should be in place to ensure such heinous crimes can be prevented.

In addition to the aforementioned, Sania Saeed, Ahsan Khan and Tv anchor Iqrar Ul Hassan also appeared on morning show and discussed importance of this execution that might help prevent future instances of same nature. The celebrities shared same views on swift justice that is exemplary in Pakistan’s history.

Pakistani Celebrities Applaud Speedy Justice In Zainab Rape Case

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While Zainab can never come back, and the loss is irreparable, we do hope that this case will be a milestone in achieving justice for all those seeking it; Zainab has slept the eternal sleep but she has woken us all up as a society.

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