PAKISTAN: SC TURNS CONVICT'S DEATH SENTENCE INTO LIFE IMPRISONMENT
February 16, 2016: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) changed the decision of convictÂ s execution into life imprisonment.
As perÂ directivesÂ of SC, the decision of suspect Riaz-ul-Haqâs execution taken by anti-terrorism court (ATC) was turned into life imprisonment.
Justice Dost Muhammad and Justice Qazi Essa heard the case during which it was learnt that the criminal was a wood thief and murdered as many as four guards including Rawalpindi Forest Officer when caught red handed.
ATC announced execution of the convict which was later turned into life imprisonment by SC. (Sources: Dunay News, 16/02/2016)