Man on death row dies of cardiac arrest in Adiala Jail

An Additional and Session Judge had sentenced the man to death on March 13, 2013


Our Correspondent May 14, 2017
59-year old death row inmate died of a heart attack in the Adiala Jail on Saturday. PHOTO: REUTERS

RAWALPINDI: A 59-year old death row inmate died of a heart attack in the Adiala Jail on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Nazeer Hussain Shah from Taxila. His body was shifted to a hospital for autopsy. According to available details, Hussain had been convicted of killing a man in Taxila in 2012. An Additional and Session Judge Muhammad Iqbal had subsequently sentenced Hussain to death on March 13, 2013.

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Meanwhile, a security guard deputed to provide security to a census team, accidentally fired a gun injuring an enumerator at Nawababad along the GT Road, within the limits of Wah Saddar police station.

Muhammad Akhlaq, a senior school teacher with the FG Public School in Aslam Market and currently deputed with a census team, was injured when Irfan’s gun went off. The injured school teacher was shifted to the Pakistan Ordnance Factory-Wah Hospital for medical treatment.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 14th, 2017.

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