Seven murder convicts executed across the country

Execution of two brothers in Multan Central Jail was stayed


Web Desk May 27, 2015
The hanging of two brothers in Multan Central Jail was stayed. STOCK IMAGE

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.

Read: Eleven murder convicts hanged across country

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.

Read: Two murder convicts hanged in jails across Pubjab


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.

COMMENTS (2)

LT | 6 years ago | Reply After all this, why the killings, abduction, torture, extortion etc are going up and up with time? Why they don't focus to cure the rout causes of this evil. Through quality education, quick justice system, better policing, etc
Toba Alu | 6 years ago | Reply Tally 128 (26 May) + 7 (27 May) = 135 Pls ET keep a tally. Still 7,865 to go. Correct? We are entitled to know the 'achievements' of this Government in reducing the budget deficit.
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