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Death sentence for man who killed eight children upheld by Pakistan supreme court

Victim's include seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder sparked nationwide condemnation

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for a man who killed eight children.

Mohammad Imran’s victims included a seven-year-old girl whose rape and murder sparked nationwide condemnation earlier in the year.

The court order issued on Tuesday took place months after Mr Imran challenged the death sentence he was issued with in February. He claimed his trial was not fair.

He still has the right to seek clemency from President Mamnoon Hussain.

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The Independent

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