PAKISTAN: DOUBLE MURDER CONVICT HANGED IN SARGODHA
May 30, 2015: a double murder convict was sent to the gallows in the District Jail of Sargodha.
Murad Ali, a resident of Mandi Bahauddin, was awarded death sentence by the District and Sessions court for killing a husband wife duo over an old enmity some 17 years ago.
Since the de facto ban on capital punishment ended on 17 December 2014, at least 141 people, including twenty-six convicted terrorists, have been executed across the country. (Sources: arynews.tv, 30/05/2015; nation.com.pk, 31/05/2015)