9 more death row convicts executed

Two death row prisoners were hanged in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail. Abdul Khaliq had killed a woman in factory area while Shahzad was guilty of killing a man.

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Published: Fri 29 May 2015, 12:33 AM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 9:27 PM

Lahore — At least nine more death row convicts were sent to the gallows in different jails of the country on Wednesday morning while execution of two prisoners was postponed.

Two death row prisoners were hanged in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail. Abdul Khaliq had killed a woman in factory area while Shahzad was guilty of killing a man.

Bahadur Khan was executed in Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail. Bahadur had killed one Yasir Mahmood in 1997.

Two death row convicts were hanged in Gujrat. Prisoner Faisal Mahmood had killed his friend in 1994 while death row convict Naseer Ahmad was guilty of killing a man in 2002.

Death row convict Mohammed Amir was hanged in Sargodha. Mohammed Amir had killed his opponent in 2002.

Two death row prisoners were executed in Vehari. One prisoner had killed a 13-year-old girl in Lahore after molesting her in 1999 while the other one Sanaullah had killed a 12-year-old boy after sexually abusing him.

Another death row convict, Khan Mohammed was hanged in Machh. Khan had killed his brother and nephew in 2004.

Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty in all capital cases on March 10.

Initially, executions were resumed for terrorism offences only in the wake of a Taleban massacre at an army-run school in Peshawar on December 16, 2014, which had killed more than 140 people, mostly students. — Online



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