PAKISTAN: FOUR PRISONERS HANGED
February 24, 2016: four murder convicts were hanged in Pakistan in two days.
Three prisoners were hanged in two jails on February 23. In Toba, Mumtaz Ahmad of Bhakkar was hanged for killing Noor Muhammad Khaira in Chak 264/GB Rajana some 24 years ago.
In Sahiwal, two murder convicts were hanged in Central Jail early in the morning while execution of another was postponed. The dead bodies of the prisoners were handed over to the heirs. Faiz was executed for killing a man named Barkat in 1992 while Ramzan had murdered three women in 2004.
On February 24, another death row convict was executed in the Central Jail of Mainwali.
According to details, Naimat Gul was convicted of killing a man over marriage dispute in 1993.
The mercy plea of Gul had been rejected by the government authorities. Death body of the convict handed to his legal heirs. (Sources: channel24.pk, 24/02/2016)