PAKISTAN: FOUR CONDEMNED KILLERS EXECUTED IN PUNJAB JAILS
June 9, 2015: Four death row inmates were hanged till their death at the gallows in jails of different Punjab cities early in the morning, raising the total number of executions to at least 156 since Pakistan reversed the self-imposed moratorium on the death penalty in December 2014 after the Taliban school massacre. Meantime, Shafqat Hussainâs hanging has once more been put on hold.
Two condemned assassins, Abid Maqsood and Sanaullah were hanged at gallows in Sialkotâs District Jail at todayâs daybreak. The two criminals took life of a 12-year girl after a sexual assault in 1997.
In Faisalabad also, a convicted killer, Muhammed Abid, breathed his last at the gallows inÂ Central Jail. The criminal killed Yasin over a longstanding feud in 1998.
In Sahiwal, a death row prisoner, Nawaz alias Kaka has been executed in Central Jail early in the morning. The convict killed a man over a trifling dispute with him in 1995. (Sources: samaa.tv, 09/06/2015)