Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar, expressing condolences over the brutal rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur, remarked that the head of the entire nation hangs in shame over the heinous incident.
He made the remarks while hearing the case of Al Razi Medical College, Peshawar earlier today.
The chief justice observed that although [the nation is in]grief and anger, there is still no justification for the lawyers’ strike.
The Punjab Bar Council announced a complete boycott of courts today, as lawyers demanded the immediate arrest of the minor’s killers
My wife is even more aggrieved than I am over the heinous crime, Chief Justice Nisar remarked.
He had taken a suo motu notice on Wednesday, after the brutal discovery of the rape and murder of Zainab sparked nationwide public outrage.
He also ordered the Punjab Inspector General of Police to submit a report to the court within 24 hours.