Suspect in Zainab murder case has no bank account: SBP report

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- In a report submitted to the Punjab cabinet’s sub-committee on Friday, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has concluded that Imran Ali, the accused in 7-year-old Zainab’s murder case, has no bank account registered on his name.

The report was reviewed in a meeting attended by Additional Chief Secretary of Interiior Azam Suleman, Special Branch and other high officials.

In his response, Dr Shahid Masood said he has revealed the news but it is not his responsibility to conduct investigation into the matter. At sometimes, news can be false, it is not a big issue, he added.

Earlier on Thursday, the Punjab government also opened an investigation into whether suspect arrested in the slaying of minor girls in Kasur was linked to an international child-porn ring.

A notification issued by the Punjab Home Department added two members to the existing JIT investigating the case, in light of new revelations made by senior acnhorperson Shahid Masood.

Masood, in his show that aired late Wednesday night, alleged that Zainab’s suspected rapist and murderer was a member of an international pornography ring. He further stated that the suspect had 37 foreign currency bank accounts.

He also claimed that the accused had links with a federal minister and prominent personality in the country.

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