FAISALABAD: Anti Terrorism Court Judge Raja Parvaiz Akhtar issued black warrants on Wednesday for two prisoners in separate cases. They are scheduled to be hanged on March 13. Muhammad Akhtar alias Haseena, a resident of Chak 255-RB, was awarded death sentence in a rape and murder case. Muhammad Sajid alias Taro, a resident of Chak 138-GB Samundri, was sentenced to death on terrorism charges in a separate case. The apex court had upheld the lower courts’ verdict and their mercy petitions had been turned down by the president.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 12th, 2015.
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