PUNJAB/ BALOCHISTAN: Seven murder convicts were hanged in a series of executions conducted across jails in Punjab and Balochistan on Wednesday while two hangings were stayed, Express News reported.
In Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail, Abdul Khaliq and Shezad were hanged. Khaliq had killed a woman near a factory. Shezad had shot a person dead. A mercy plea submitted to President Mamnoon Hussain for their hanging was rejected.
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In Gujrat District Jail, two murder convicts were hanged. Nasir, in 1999 had killed a friend while the other murder convict had killed a man for unknown reasons in 2002. Both convicts were handed the death sentence in 2003.
Meanwhile in a Vihari jail, two convicts were also hanged, of which one had killed a 13-year-old child.
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Khan Muhammed was hanged in Machh jail as he was handed the death sentence for the murder of his brother and nephew in 2004.
On the other hand, the execution of two brothers in Multan Central Jail was stayed.
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