Execution: Death row convict hanged

Security arrangements were tightened in and around the prison during the execution


Our Correspondent February 04, 2016

PESHAWAR: A convicted militant was hanged at Kohat Central Prison on Wednesday. An official privy with the development told The Express Tribune Bilal Ahmad alias Abu Abdullah was awarded a death sentence by a military court. Security arrangements were tightened in and around the prison during the execution. “Bilal hailed from a village in Sialkot and was affiliated with a banned militant outfit,” the official said. “He was arrested two years ago for attacking security forces.”

Published in The Express Tribune, February 5th,  2016.

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